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Daily Nation   29 May 2018   Ethiopia   Gamo Gofa  
<p>Landslides caused by heavy rain killed at least 32 people in southern Ethiopia over the weekend, the government said on Monday.</p><p>The Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) said nine people died in the Gamo Gofa zone, with 17 injured.</p><p>The ...
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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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mirror.co.uk/   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 ...
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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