Australia's most populous state of New South Wales declared a seven-day state of emergency Thursday as oppressive conditions fanned around 100 wildfires.
The Dutch government uses the NL-Alert system to inform citizens about disasters and give emergency instructions.
Observers filmed smoke and flames coming from the right engine of a Philippines Airlines flight after takeoff.
A 2017 earthquake highlighted just how difficult it can be to manage an emergency on the island. That night about 20,000 people — locals and tourists — came to the port to be evacuated but there were not enough ferries.
After a night of unrest, protesters return to the city's streets, this time peacefully.
Saga and Nagasaki prefectures have been hit by twice the usual rainfall for the entire month in just two days
Passengers evacuated a British Airways flight when the cabin reportedly filled with smoke shortly after it landed in Valencia, Spain.
Hundreds of people have been evacuated from the town of Whaley Bridge with police officers going door-to-door to notify residents.
Drivers were taken by surprise on Thursday when a small plane made an emergency landing on a busy four-lane road
At least 10,300 people were affected by the floods that hit Samarinda, Indonesia, on Sunday.
The Swiss government is looking to halt mandatory decades-old mandatory stockpiling of coffee beans after it was deemed "no longer essential" to human survival.
Gert Verdonck, an emergency coordinator with the aid group Doctors Without Borders, said an epidemic could spread quickly due to Beira's dense population.
Dramatic footage showed a traffic bridge being washed away as a heavy storm lashed New Zealand's West Coast on Tuesday (March 26).
Emergency responders were called to an unlikely case earlier this week after a fat rat was found trapped in a manhole cover
Complaints of noise pollution have led to a proposal for the famous New York City emergency sirens to be replaced with the European version.
Manneken Pis dons European Emergency Number Association costume for 112 Day
Whatever ultimately becomes of Trump’s threat, Congress ought to use this episode to prevent future presidential overreach.
Hunt still on for perpetrators of drone disruption that grounded all flights at Britain's second airport, as investigators look into a damaged drone found abandoned near the perimeter.
An emergency warning was declared on Thursday by fire officials in the Australian state of New South Wales.
A summit in Brussels shows the potential of drones in search and rescue operations
Following last month's deadly wildfire in Greece relatives of the victims are demanding answers as to how the rescue operation went so wrong
A local chef, an Irish honeymooner and a newly-retired Belgian tourist are among the victims of Greece’s deadly wildfires.
Mihai Tuhari is an IT-programmer by day, but transforms into a 4x4 rescuer when needed. His platform, which offers help to motorists in distress, costs him 3 euros per rescue to run, but he insists that helping out is its own reward.
The European Union hopes the mandatory emergency call system will help save hundreds of lives and reduce the medical service response time in case of an accident.
The British woman left an abusive note on an ambulance, telling paramedics not to park in front of her house.
When the ambulance carrying an injured rugby player got stuck in mud, his teammates and rivals clubbed together to push it out of trouble.