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The Huffington Post   19 April 2018   Hawaii   Kauai  
<p>HONOLULU ― Hundreds of people have been evacuated from homes and hiking trails as historic levels of rain pummeled the Hawaiian island of Kauai last weekend, causing multiple landslides and flooding.</p> <p>The rains have forced families and travelers to ...
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The Mainichi   11 April 2018   Japan   Oita  
<p>OITA, Japan (Kyodo) -- A massive landslide engulfed houses in a tourist town in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Oita early Wednesday morning, leaving one person dead and five others unaccounted for and severing a road leading to the site, local authorities ...
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The Daily Star   21 March 2018   Kenya   Kenya’s Rift Valley  
<p>The stunning video shows deep fissures running along large sections Kenya&rsquo;s Rift Valley, with one giant crevice having recently destroyed a main road.</p> <p>As the drone flies overhead, the full scale of the tear &ndash; which is said to be more ...
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The Washington Post   13 March 2018   Croatia   Kostajnica  
<p>ZAGREB, Croatia &mdash; A landslide caused by melting snow destroyed several houses Tuesday in central Croatia, sending people fleeing from their homes in panic. No serious injuries were reported.</p> <p>The landslide in the town of Hrvatska Kostajnica ...
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<p>A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck the Southern Highlands region of Papua New Guinea on February 25, 2018. This was followed by a series of aftershocks, producing widespread landslides that have killed dozens and injured hundreds. The same landslides have ...
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Reuters   27 February 2018   Papua New Guinea   Hela  
<p>Up to 14 people were killed in landslides and by collapsed buildings during a powerful earthquake in the remote Papua New Guinea highlands, police and a hospital worker said on Tuesday, with unconfirmed reports of up to 30 dead.</p> <p>The 7.5 magnitude ...
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The Local fr   12 February 2018   France  
<p>Residents in western France were given a fairly rude awakening at 4am on Monday morning when they were shaken from their sleep by an earthquake measuring 4.8 magnitude.</p> <p>The epicentre of the tremor, which didn't cause any injuries or fatalities, was ...
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The Beacon   11 February 2018   Canada   Muskrat Falls  
<p>Residents who live downstream from the North Spur fear the worst after a landslide there near the Muskrat Falls dam.</p> <p>"We're basically living in fear," said Mud Lake resident Craig Chaulk. "We have been uneasy ever since the flood of last spring, ...
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CBC News   06 February 2018   Taiwan   Hualien  
<p>A rescue crew on Wednesday was trying to free two people from a hotel whose ground floor caved after a strong earthquake hit near Taiwan's east coast and killed at least four people.</p> <p>The shallow, magnitude-6.4 quake that struck late Tuesday night ...
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abc.net.au   06 February 2018   Indonesia  
<p>Thousands of residents in Indonesia's capital have been evacuated due to flooding, while landslides in satellite cities around Jakarta have left at least two dead and eight missing, authorities have said.</p> <p>In the city of Bogor, rescuers pulled one ...
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