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Latest Landslides Stories

2006-07-22 22:33:18

TOKYO (Reuters) - At least four people died and one is missing after torrential rain triggered floods and landslides on Japan's southern main island of Kyushu, local officials said on Sunday.

2006-06-25 02:13:39

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian helicopters dropped relief supplies on Sunday to thousands of victims of flooding and landslides on eastern Sulawesi island, officials said.

2006-05-10 00:41:56

MANILA (Reuters) - A mild earthquake rattled central Philippines on Wednesday, causing a power outage on Leyte island, hit by a mudslide in February that buried nearly 1,000 people.

2006-02-25 01:57:34

MANILA (Reuters) - The search for survivors from a deadly Philippine mudslide was called off as rescue workers gave up hope for nearly 1,000 people buried under a huge crust of earth and debris, a senior official said on Saturday.

2006-02-23 00:39:26

By Roli Ng and Bobby Ranoco GUINSAUGON, Philippines (Reuters) - The Mamanua tribe knew two months before a devastating landslide destroyed a community in the central Philippines that something bad was going to happen.

2006-02-22 01:55:00

Rescue workers kept digging on Wednesday for survivors from a deadly Philippine mudslide, but some officials said the time to call off the search was fast approaching as hopes faded of finding anyone alive.

2006-02-21 23:15:47

By Roli Ng and Bobby Ranoco GUINSAUGON, Philippines (Reuters) - Rescue workers kept digging on Wednesday for survivors from a deadly Philippines mudslide, but some officials said the time to call off the search was fast approaching as hopes faded of finding anyone alive.

2006-02-21 00:00:29

By Bobby Ranoco and Pedro Uchi GUINSAUGON, Philippines (Reuters) - Rescue workers battled through sludge and rubble on Tuesday, buoyed by scratching noises and sounds picked up near where a packed elementary school was buried under meters of mud in a deadly Philippine landslide.

2006-02-20 10:09:41

By Bobby Ranoco and Pedro Uchi GUINSAUGON, Philippines (Reuters) - Rescue workers pulled five bodies on Monday from a Philippine school buried under a mudslide, dashing reports of a miraculous recovery of 50 people three days after their village was obliterated.

2006-02-20 09:08:20

By Bobby Ranoco and Pedro Uchi GUINSAUGON, Philippines (Reuters) - Rescue workers pulled five bodies on Monday from a Philippine school buried under a mudslide, dashing reports of a miraculous recovery of 50 people three days after their village was obliterated.


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