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The New York Times   16 January 2021   Argentina   Sulawesi island  
<p>A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the western coast of Sulawesi island in Indonesia early Friday, killing at least 46 people, destroying houses, flattening a hospital and setting off landslides, disaster officials said.<br />Rescuers were searching for ...
The New York Times   30 October 2020   Greece   Samos  
<p>Rescue workers scrambled into the early morning Saturday in a frantic effort to save people trapped under debris in the western Turkish city of Izmir, several hours after a major earthquake in the Aegean Sea leveled several buildings and severely damaged ...
The New York Times   20 May 2020   USA   Michigan  
<p>Two dams in Michigan were breached on Tuesday after days of heavy rainfall, forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents and bringing what officials warned would be life-threatening flooding to homes and businesses.<br />The failures of the Edenville ...
The New York Times   29 October 2019   Philippines   Mindanao  
<p>MANILA &mdash; A magnitude-6.6 earthquake struck the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Tuesday, sending people fleeing from their homes in panic, causing structural damage to buildings and killing at least three people.<br />The quake struck about ...
The New York Times   05 March 2019   Indonesia   Sulawesi  
<p>HONG KONG &mdash; A weeklong, round-the-clock search for victims of a landslide that may have buried dozens of miners in Indonesia is still underway, a rescue official said Tuesday, as the confirmed death toll rose to 17.</p>
The New York Times   27 July 2018   Laos   Laos  
<p>ATTAPEU TOWN, Laos &mdash; The day before this week&rsquo;s catastrophic dam failure in Laos, the companies building the dam knew that it was deteriorating, and one of them saw a potential trouble sign three days in advance. Yet many people living downstream ...
The New York Times   01 March 2016   Iraq   Mosul  
<p>American officials in Baghdad are warning that a critical dam in northern Iraq may collapse, and that more than a million people could be drowned or left homeless if it gives way.</p>