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CBC News   29 January 2018   Canada   Vancouver Island  
<p>An emergency operation centre has opened in the Regional District of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island after a landslide occurred in Lantzville and flooding hit Parksville and Whiskey Creek.</p> <p>On Sunday night Nanaimo Search and Rescue responded to several ...   18 December 2017   Philippines   Birilan province  
<p>Landslides in the Philippines have claimed the lives of 26 people with dozens still missing.<br />The landslides hit several areas of the Birilan province, an official of the provincial disaster response office confirmed.<br />Of the missing, 15 were residents ...
Channel NewsAsia   12 October 2017   VietNam  
<p>HANOI: Floods in Vietnam killed 37 people and another 40 were missing as a tropical depression caused heavy rain in northern and central provinces, the Southeast Asian nation's disaster prevention agency said on Thursday (Oct 12).</p> <p>Another 21 people ...
SunStar PHILIPPINES   11 October 2017   Philippines   Davao  
<p>GEOLOGISTS from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said developments on Shrine Hills, including one that involved the diversion of a waterway, and the excavation done for road widening were among key ...
RadioNZ   10 October 2017   New Zealand   Auckland  
<p>A town centre association on the North Shore estimates businesses are losing millions of dollars a year because of problems with a slip-prone car park.</p> <p>Part of the carpark in Birkenhead slipped down a valley after months of heavy rain and the council ...
Phuket Gazette   15 September 2017   Thailand   Kamala region, Phuket  
<p>Landslide at a construction of a planned 9 villa complex in Kamala after heavy rains overnight and this morning. The landslide appears to have happened near Baan Hua Kuan, Kamala.</p>
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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SWI   28 August 2017   Switzerland   Graubuenden  
<p>Geologists say the Piz Cengalo mountain on the Swiss-Italian border, which collapsed last week causing a huge landslide in the Swiss village of Bondo, remains unstable. The dangers are preventing locals from returning and are hindering the clean-up operation. ...
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<p>Some longtime residents of Big Sur figured nature hadn’t finished with them this year. Over the weekend, they were proved right.</p><p>With a loud boom and a cloud of dust, part of a mountainside slid into the Pacific Ocean on Saturday night, swallowing ...
The Gleaner   04 May 2017   Jamaica   St Andrew  
<p>The National Works Agency (NWA) says its teams have been mobilised to deal with multiple landslides in sections of St Andrew, as heavy rains continue to affect some communities.</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards