A group of man splash water on a dolphin after it became beached on Itacoatiara beach in Niteroi.
As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…
Figures from the International Organisation for Migration suggest there was a big surge in migrant arrivals in Italy between the 14th and the 20th of November.
Seismologists are still recording hundreds of aftershocks. An estimated 2,000 have rattled the region since the initial tremor shook shortly after midnight on Sunday.
Farmer Derrick to the rescue! Three cows stranded in New Zealand after Monday's earthquake have been rescued by their owner.
Almost 700 migrants were taken to the Italian port town of Augusta on Monday (November 7) after being rescued at sea by Italian and Spanish ships.
A video released by Italian firefighters on Tuesday (1 November) shows statues, paintings and a crucifix being salvaged from a cathedral in the town of Norcia, following a…
Farmers in central Italy have been trying to find their herds after Sunday's quake and worry about a lack of winter shelter.
Thousands of people are in temporary accommodation after the fiercest quake in over a quarter of a century hit the central region at the weekend.
Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) on Tuesday rescued 342 migrants, including women and children, who were trying to reach Italy.
Italian researchers are developing a humanoid robot to replace humans in search and rescue operations following disasters.
They were picked up off one large boat, three smaller ones and 20 rubber vessels.
This is the moment rescuers saved a boy left hanging precariously after more bombing in besieged Aleppo.
Angela Caponnetto, spent a week on board the “Aquarius” ship, run by the Franco-German organization SOS Méditerranée in partnership with Médecins sans Frontières (Doctors without…
Days after strong winds brought by Hurricane Matthew battered the eastern seaboard of the United States and flooding has displaced thousands of people in North…
A humpback whale stranded on a sandbank in Queensland, Australia was helped to safety by her calf on Friday morning (October 7).
Since 2013 volunteer rescue workers in the White Helmets organisation have been trying to save lives in the Syrian civil war. But Moscow and Damascus accuse them of being close to terrorist groups, an
More than 4,650 migrants were saved on Tuesday off the coast of Libya. It brings the total rescued in the last 48 hours to nearly 11,000. Three babies were also born on board ship.
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Singapore released footage yesterday, October 4, of a rescue attempt in which a cat had become stuck on a ledge 12 stories…
A major rescue operation took place off the Libyan coast and included the rescue dozens of people travelling on a wooden boat that had departed from Sabratha.
Heartbreaking images of a baby girl said to have been rescued from the rubble of a building in war-torn Syria have stirred strong emotions worldwide.
A softhearted fire crew in the Chinese city of Shizuishan have freed a kitten after it got itself stuck whilst playing in a piece of piping.
Footage released by the Syrian Civil Defense Rescuers purports to show a baby and a woman being pulled alive from rubble in Idlib.