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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 ...
Times Live   18 September 2018   Philippines  
<p>Philippine rescuers searched desperately for dozens feared buried under a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut, which also left a trail of destruction in Hong Kong and saw millions evacuated in southern China.<br /><br />The confirmed death toll across ...
CNN   17 September 2018   Philippines   Itogon  
<p>Santiago, Isabela province, the Philippines (CNN) - Hundreds of houses have been destroyed and at least 36 people are feared buried under thick mud in the Philippines after Super Typhoon Mangkhut triggered a massive landslide in the country's north.<br ...