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Daily Mail   03 July 2019   India   Ratnagiri  
<p>At least 12 houses in the village adjacent to the dam have been washed away. Rescue operation is underway. A team of 5 BN NDRF has been sent to Tiware dam for rescue operation. Pune's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team is also heading towards ...
CNBC   29 January 2019   Brazil  
<p>At least 60 people have been killed and hundreds are still missing after a dam collapsed at Vale&rsquo;s Corrego do Feijao mine in southeastern Brazil on Friday.<br />The tragedy is the second major disaster linked to Brazilian mining giant Vale in about ...
Aljazeera   30 August 2018   Burma   Myanmar  
<p>The collapse of part of a dam in Myanmar has unleashed giant waves of water and forced the mass evacuation of several villages and towns.<br>More than 60,000 people have had to flee their homes and major roads have been flooded.</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 ...
TIME   26 July 2018   Laos   Laos  
<p>Rescue teams are continuing to search through submerged villages to locate missing people after part of a newly constructed dam in southern Laos collapsed on Monday night, sending walls of water into the surrounding rural towns.<br>The disaster has rendered ...
France24   25 July 2018   Laos   Laos  
<p>Nineteen people have been confirmed dead and more than 3,000 need to be rescued after a dam collapsed in a remote part of land-locked Laos, local media reported on Wednesday.</p>
Channel3000   18 July 2018   USA   Wisconsin  
<p>ASHLAND, Wis. - Heavy rains have caused an earthen dam to fail in a rural area of northwestern Wisconsin.<br />Douglas County Emergency Management Director Keith Kesler says he's unaware of any evacuations from the damage Monday. Few people live in the ...
THE HINDU   10 May 2018   Kenya   Nakuru city  
<p>Disaster struck when most people were asleep and their houses were swept away: police<br>At least 27 people died when their homes were swept away after a dam burst in southern Kenya following heavy rains, police said on Thursday.</p><p>The incident in Solai, ...
Central Western Daily   11 March 2018   Australia   Orange  
<p>A dam wall at Newcrest&lsquo;s Cadia Valley Operations which partially collapsed on Friday night causing a spillage is being closely monitored for any further breaches.</p> <p>Work has been been suspended indefinitely at the mine south of Orange following ...
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The Guardian   20 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>San Joaquin river approaches flood stage as water level decreases at Lake Oroville dam after evacuations of 188,000 people last weekend.</p> <p>Residents returning to homes damaged by flooding should be prepared to evacuate again as yet another powerful ...