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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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Science Magazine   12 December 2017   China  
<p>Air pollution in China has led to higher rates of asthma, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes, and—according to The Lancet—it contributed to 1.1 million premature deaths in 2015 alone. But now researchers think they have found an unanticipated risk from ...
Myanmar Times   25 October 2017   Myanmar   Mount Popa  
<p>Mount Popa is not likely to erupt, but a tragedy can still occur if the problems that led to a landslide last week are not addressed, experts who conducted investigation in the area warned on Tuesday. <br />Dr Soe Moe Kyaw Win with the Myanmar Geosciences ...
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Achaia news   23 January 2017   Greece   Europe  
<p>A massive landslide occurred last week at Moira village in Achaia region, Greece.</p> <p>The road connecting the village of Moira with Patras was closed and people have to drive an additional 50km through Chalandritsa village in order to reach the region's ...
CRI English   04 October 2016   China   Asia  
<p>Four died and another was injured after a landslide buried two buildings in northwest China's Gansu Province, said local government on Monday.<br /><br />The landslide occurred at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, destroying two low-rise residential buildings in Wudu District, ...
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Science   14 July 2016   World   World  
<p>Landslides kill thousands of people each year worldwide. They can strike without warning, triggered by earthquakes, erosion, or human construction activity. Since 2002, geoscientist Dave Petley has made it his mission to track landslide-related deaths and ...
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Global Voices   13 May 2016   Japan   Mt. Aso  
<p>Damage from the earthquakes is easy to spot from the air, and is now visible in Google Earth.</p> <p>The Google Earth blog has assembled some before-and-after comparisons that provide some stunning examples of the size and scope of the earthquake.</p>
<p>The main objective of the symposia is to provide a stimulating forum for geoscientists, engineers, planners, economists, program managers, and other decision makers concerned with landslide hazards and their impact on society. Papers related to investigation, ...
ABC News   25 April 2016   USA   Colorado Springs  
<p>Recent heavy rains have triggered landslides in Colorado Springs, costing many residents hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages to their homes.</p> <p>And many homeowners in the area say they were unaware of the potential risk when they purchased their ...
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News Discovery   13 January 2016   China   South China  
<p>In China's mountainous south, geologists think they have discovered a new kind of explosive super landslide that gives no warning and jumps rivers in a single bound.</p> <p>At least six of what they are calling mass ejection landslides were triggered by ...
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