bomb shelter


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bomb shelter

[′bäm ‚shel·tər]
(civil engineering)
A bomb-proof structure for protection of people.
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There are more than 2,000 bomb shelters in Cyprus, but how many people are aware of where they are and whether they are enough for the island's population?
BEIRUT: We shuffled down a flight of shallow stairs, squeezed past the sandbags piled to either side of the heavy metal doors, and filed into the darkness of the basement bomb shelter. Families, friends and strangers sat close together in a semicircle in the dimly lit room, with peeling white walls.
Government employees have been evacuated to bomb shelters due to continuous heavy artillery strikes, the DPR government's press service said.
Israel's high court ruled Sunday that the state is not obligated to provide bomb shelters to its Bedouin citizens.The decision came after a Bedouin man was killed and his family injuredwhen a rocket hit his encampment insouthern Israelon Saturday.
Now, let us go back to the absence of bomb shelters in Gaza.
Aycock describes pieces like "A Simple Network" as "non-functional architecture," meant not to be a bomb shelter but a physical experience of moving from dark to light and from compression to openness.
IN THE SUMMER of 1961, 100 pessimistic members of an Arizona-based religious sect called the Full Gospel Assembly Church spent about $250,000 (in current dollars) on food, locked up their homes, and descended into a half dozen nearby bomb shelters that they had recently constructed.
Sofitel Hotels Hanoias Sofitel Legend Metropole Reopens War-Era Bomb Shelter. The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is reopening a bomb shelter in its back garden.
Extra Place, the big bomb shelter venue that used to he CBGP/s basement, was an escape hatch from raging glacial rains.
Last month, the US Embassy in Tel Aviv told US citizens travelling to the Israeli Red Sea resort of Eilat that they needed to know where the nearest bomb shelter was.
Protagonists fight wars, influence events, or survive horrifying disasters such as the bomb shelter tragedy in Londonas Bethnal Green on March 8, 1943.