- Death toll rises to 90 in Surfside condo collapse
Officials in Surfside, Florida, gave an update on recovery efforts at the ruins of the collapsed condo building. The confirmed death toll rose to 90 and 31 others are still unaccounted for.
CBS News. Sun, 24 Oct 2021 01:26:12 -0400.
- Ferris wheel collapses while being built in Chinese city as rescuers use crane to save worker
The wheel was under construction in Fuzhou City, East China's Fujian Province and the collapse occurred at around 2.40pm on Monday with no casualties reported.
Daily Mail. Sat, 23 Oct 2021 16:12:06 +0100.
- Crackdown on unsafe structures a growing issue for apartment owners in wake of Surfside condo collapse
The need to repair older apartment buildings could lead to redevelopment opportunities.
Brian Bandell. American City Business Journals. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 18:37:27 +0000.
- Georgia Says Nine Dead Following Building Collapse In Batumi
The bodies of nine people, including three children, have been recovered from a residential building that partially collapsed in Georgia's Black Sea city of Batumi.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 09 Oct 2021 14:46:57 +0000.
- Israeli tech companies looking to prevent the next building collapse
Buildings all around Israel are being evacuated out of fear of collapse mere months after the beachfront condominium in Surfside, Florida fell. So what's being done to prevent the next disaster?
Jerusalem Post. Thu, 07 Oct 2021 13:29:44 GMT.
- What we know about the Surfside condo collapse
When a condo building collapsed in the Miami Beach area earlier this summer, killing 98, it shocked the nation. Here's what we know about what happened.
ABC News. Sun, 19 Sep 2021 14:49:08 -0400.
- Reba McEntire rescued after stairs collapse inside historic Oklahoma building
Country music star Reba McEntire was rescued from a two-story historic building in Oklahoma after the building's stairs reportedly collapsed. She was not injured.
KETV. Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:08:00 GMT.
- Country star Reba McEntire rescued from Oklahoma building after staircase collapse
Talk about a close call! The country superstar had to make a different kind of exit that wasn't exactly "fancy."
Wls. ABC News. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:06:42 +0000.
- Reba McEntire rescued from historic building in Oklahoma after stairs collapse
Reba McEntire was one of multiple people rescued from a historic building in Oklahoma this week after a stairwell collapsed.
Melissa Roberto. Fox News. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 16:01:31 GMT.
- Philadelphia building collapse leaves at least 2 injured: report
Two people were hospitalized Thursday night after a building collapse in Philadelphia, according to a report.
Dom Calicchio. Fox News. Fri, 03 Sep 2021 03:06:01 GMT.
The word collapse is a noun. Collapse means (1) the act of throwing yourself down, (2) a mishap caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in, (3) a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures), (4) an abrupt failure of function or health.
Collapse is also a verb that means (1) collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack, (2) lose significance, effectiveness, or value, (3) suffer a nervous breakdown, (4) break down, literally or metaphorically, (5) cause to burst, (6) fall apart, (7) fold or close up.
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