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Aljazeera   28 July 2019   China   Guizhou  
<p>At least 36 people have died in a landslide that struck a village in southwest China, with 15 others still missing days after the disaster hit, according to state broadcaster CCTV.<br />The landslide late on Tuesday in Pingdi village, in Guizhou province's ...
The East African   05 June 2019   Uganda   Bududa District  
<p>At least three people were killed and dozens went missing Tuesday night following heavy rain and landslides in several villages in Bududa District, eastern Uganda.<br>Rain pounded the area for about four hours before the landslide began at about 11:30pm ...
Voice of America   22 April 2019   Colombia   Cauca  
<p>BOGOTA — The death toll from a weekend landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca has risen to 28 people, the country's disaster relief agency said on Monday.<br>The landslide, caused by heavy rains, occurred early on Sunday morning in a ...
BBC NEWS   22 April 2019   Colombia   Rosas / Cauca  
<p>At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say.</p> <p>Five others were injured and several houses destroyed in the town of Rosas in the Cauca region.</p> <p>The landslide happened after days of torrential ...
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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 Guardian   27 February 2019   Indonesia   North Sulawesi  
<p>Dozens of people have been buried by a landslide at an unlicensed goldmine in Indonesia&rsquo;s North Sulawesi province, the national disaster agency has said, as emergency personnel used their bare hands and farm tools to reach victims calling for help ...
ABC News   23 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>Torrential rains overwhelmed a dam and caused landslides that killed at least eight people and displaced more than 2,000 in central Indonesia, officials said Wednesday.<br />The dead included two infants who drowned and a man who was electrocuted after ...
Euronews   12 November 2018   Brazil   Niteroi  
<p>Rescuers are searching for survivors of a mudslide in Brazil that has left at least ten people dead including a child. At least four people are still missing. It happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Niteroi area outside the capital Rio ...
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ABS-CBN News   31 October 2018   Philippines  
<p>MANILA - Philippine rescue teams worked to free at least 30 people trapped under earth and rubble on Wednesday after a typhoon dumped heavy rainfall on a mountainous region, triggering floods and deadly landslides.<br />Soldiers and disaster agency personnel ...
Aljazeera   12 October 2018   Uganda  
<p>At least 34 people have been killed when a landslide rolled down the slopes of Mount Elgon in eastern Uganda, wrecking homes and burying animals.</p> <p>Rescue teams were picking through the rubble, looking for survivors and victims of the disaster which ...