Singapore hotel evacuated after blast, fire World

Singapore hotel evacuated after blast, fire

Thousands of people were evacuated from Carlton Hotel in downtown Singapore after explosions and a subsequent fire erupted in a room containing electrical equipment, which also caused blackouts in nearby buildings, on February 14.
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ASEAN to strengthen collective response in disasters

The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre) officially launched its ten-day induction course for the fifth batch of ASEAN Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ASEAN-ERAT) on June 19 in Bogor, Indonesia.