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ABC News   12 September 2017   Philippines   Manila  
<p>A tropical depression dumped heavy rains in the Philippines early Tuesday, flooding metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces and causing a landslide that killed two brothers.</p> <p>Five other people remain missing after flash floods swept away a house ...
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The Wire   28 August 2017   China   Zhangjiawan  
<p>Beijing: A landslide caused part of a mountain to collapse on to a remote township in China’s remote southwest on Monday, state media said, killing at least two people with 25 missing.</p><p>The landslide sent rubble sweeping over 34 homes in Zhangjiawan ...
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SWI   25 August 2017   Switzerland   Graubuenden  
<p>Rescue services resumed their search for eight missing hikers on Friday following a massive landslide in a remote valley in canton Graub&uuml;nden.<br />Rescuers are using a helicopter, dogs, thermal imaging and mobile phone location devices to look for ...
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The Independent   24 August 2017   Switzerland   Graubuenden  
<p>Eight people are missing and several villages have been evacuated after a landslide in southeast Switzerland, police said.</p> <p>One hundred people were evacuated from Bondo yesterday.</p> <p>Rolling rocks reached the entrance of the village and police ...
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The Daily Star   26 July 2017   Bangladesh   Cox's Bazar  
<p>Monsoon torrential rain triggered fresh landslides in Cox's Bazar killing at least five people yesterday.<br>Heavy rainfall in the peak of monsoon has caused water-logging in the coastal and hill districts for the last few days disrupting usual business ...
BBC NEWS   26 June 2017   China   Sichuan  
<p>More than 90 people remain missing after a huge landslide buried homes in a village in Sichuan province, south-western China.<br />Thousands of rescuers were deployed after some 40 homes were destroyed in Maoxian county, in what one local man said had been ...
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BBC NEWS   24 June 2017   China   Asia  
<p>More than 140 people are feared buried in a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China, state media say.<br /><br />About 40 homes were destroyed in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, after the side of a mountain collapsed at about 06:00 local time ...
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Temlor.net   19 June 2017   Greenland   Nuugaatsiag  
<p>Over the weekend, a M=4.1 earthquake on Greenland&rsquo;s western coast caused a massive landslide, triggering a tsunami that inundated small settlements on the coast. At this stage, four people are feared to have died, nine others were injured, and 11 ...
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ABC News   14 June 2017   Bangladesh   Rangamati  
<p>At least 147 people have died in Bangladesh and neighbouring regions of northeast India after heavy rains triggered a series of landslides and extensive flooding, officials said.</p> <p>Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides ...
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Reuters   29 May 2017   Sri Lanka   Asia  
<p>Landslides and floods in Sri Lanka have killed at least 151 people and the country faces the risk of more mudslides as torrential rains continue, officials said on Sunday.</p><p>More than 100 people are still missing after the worst rains in the Indian ...