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Evacuation

People line up to board an Air Force cargo plane at the Mutiara Sis Al-Jufri airport to evacuate the earthquake and tsunami-damaged city of Palu, Central Sulawesi Indonesia.

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A patient is moved to a safer place after a fire broke out at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital early morning in Kolkata.

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Patients wait outside on being evacuated after a fire broke out in a pharmacy building of state-run Calcutta Medical College and Hospital, in Kolkata.

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Residents board buses after apartment buildings had roofs torn off and windows blown out after a tornado caused extensive damage to a Gatineau, Quebec neighborhood forcing hundreds of families to evacuate their homes.

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Residents board buses after apartment buildings had roofs torn off and windows blown out after a tornado caused extensive damage to a Gatineau, Quebec neighborhood forcing hundreds of families to evacuate their homes.

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A rescue team from the North Carolina National Guard 1/120th battalion evacuates an elderly woman from her apartment as the rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence threatens her home in New Bern, North Carolina.

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Korea war veteran, Ed Coddington, 83, second from right, and wife Esther, 78, wait with Markia McCleod, rear, her aunt Ernestine McCleod and daughter Keymoni, 4, in a shelter for Hurricane Florence to pass after evacuating from their nearby homes in Conway, South Carolina.

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Paula Baker carries flowers she'll leave on her son's grave that she plans on visiting after evacuating her home in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast.

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An F-22 departs Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, as Hurricane Florence approaches the Eastern Seaboard. Officials from Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton said the base's F-22 Raptors and T-38 Talon training jets, as a precaution, were headed for Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base in central Ohio.

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Crystal Easter, of Spring Valley, comforts her dogs, in Spring Valley, California, as they flee a wildfire. This is the second time this year Easter has had to evacuate.

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Indonesian soldiers and rescue team gather to prepare for evacuating tourists from Mount Rinjani, seen in the background, at Sembalun in East Lombok, Indonesia.

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Residents evacuate after a new flow of searing hot volcanic material down the slopes of the Volcano of Fire in Escuintla, Guatemala.

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People evacuate with their belongings as a demolition drive carried out to clear the way for Northern Peripheral Road (Dwarka-Gurugram expressway), in Gurugram.

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A U.S. Army Chinook departs as evacuees queue in line in Haena, Kauai. Hundreds of people have been airlifted out of dangerous floodwaters on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, but authorities said Tuesday that others are still stranded at evacuation centers.

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People wait at Sitka High School after evacuating early in Sitka, Alaska after tsunami sirens and cell phone messages told residents to find higher ground after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck in the Gulf of Alaska.

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Buses are parked on Oxford Street in the west end of London after Oxford Circus station was evacuated. British police said they were responding to reports of an incident at Oxford Circus subway station, one of London's busiest.

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Police evicting ex-servicemen from Jantar Mantar following an NGT order banning protests and dharnas around the historic monument, in New Delhi. Ex-servicemen have been agitating for OROP (One Rank One Pension).

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Police evicting ex-servicemen from Jantar Mantar following an NGT order banning protests and dharnas around the historic monument, in New Delhi. Ex-servicemen have been agitating for OROP (One Rank One Pension).

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Police and security personnel removes protester from Jantar Mantar during a drive to evacuate the area after National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to free Jantar Mantar off protestors, in New Delhi.

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Police and security personnel deployed at Jantar Mantar during a drive to evacuate the area after National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to free Jantar Mantar off protestors, in New Delhi.

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View of Jantar Mantar protest site after the evacuation following a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to free Jantar Mantar off protestors, in New Delhi.

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Police monitor as a truck is loaded with materials after evacuation following a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to free Jantar Mantar off protestors, in New Delhi.

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An evacuee stands inside her own section as hundreds of evacuees continue to be housed for almost five months now in a multi-purpose hall at Balo-i township, Lanao del Norte province after fleeing the besieged city of Marawi in southern Philippines.

AP Photo/Bullit Marquez

Hundreds of evacuees continue to be housed for almost five months now in a multi-purpose hall at Balo-i township, Lanao del Norte province after fleeing the besieged city of Marawi in southern Philippines. There was joy among the evacuees at news of the two Muslim militant leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omarkhayam Maute involved in the siege were killed by Philippine troops.

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People sit in a bus waiting for evacuation in the town of Kalynivka 20 kilometers (13 miles) from the side of the ammunition depot blast, west of Kiev, Ukraine.

AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky

A powerful explosion is seen in the ammunition depot at a military base in Kalynivka, west of Kiev, Ukraine.

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