Business Continuity Incident Log 13/02/2017

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Recovery activities commence after Philippines earthquake

Philippine authorities have begun to restore electricity and water supply to areas hit by a powerful earthquake in the south that killed six and damaged public infrastructure.

Hamburg airport evacuated after toxin affects 50 passengers

Hundreds of passengers were temporarily evacuated, more than 50 people were injured and air traffic was halted for more than an hour on Sunday afternoon after an irritant gas was circulated around Hamburg airport via its air-conditioning system

Lake Oroville dam: mass evacuation ordered over flooding threat

Nearly 200,000 people living downstream from the tallest dam in the US were ordered to evacuate their homes on Sunday because an overflow channel appeared to be in danger of imminent collapse

Thousands evacuated from Greek town while Second World War bomb defused

A 500lbs Second World War bomb which sparked the evacuation of 75,000 people from a town in Greece has been successfully defused by army experts.

The bomb was found under a petrol station in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki

Tornado rips apart homes and businesses in south-eastern Louisiana

Seven New Orleans parishes and the Baton Rouge area were hit by tornadoes in an afternoon of tumultuous weather across south-eastern Louisiana Tuesday