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2006-02-17 08:13:03

By Dolly Aglay MANILA (Reuters) - Hundreds of people were feared dead in the central Philippines after mudslides triggered by heavy rains buried houses and an elementary school packed with children on Friday, officials and witnesses said.

2006-02-17 04:58:45

By Dolly Aglay MANILA (Reuters) - Hundreds of people were feared dead in the central Philippines after mudslides triggered by heavy rains buried houses and an elementary school packed with children on Friday, officials and witnesses said.

2006-01-07 03:19:15

By Achmad Sukarsono JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian rescuers found scores of bodies buried in mud and debris on Saturday, three days after a massive landslide smashed into a village in Central Java province, raising the death toll to 57.

2006-01-06 05:11:03

By Dwi Prasetyo SIJERUK, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian rescuers searched on Friday for more bodies buried under tons of mud after massive landslides on Java island while helicopters flew food and medicine to some villagers still cut off.

2006-01-05 06:25:46

By Dwi Prasetyo SIJERUK, Indonesia (Reuters) - Rescuers on Thursday searched for possibly hundreds of victims buried under a massive landslide that crashed into a mountainous village in Indonesia's Central Java province.

2006-01-05 03:11:16

By Dwi Prasetyo SIJERUK, Indonesia (Reuters) - Rescuers on Thursday searched for possibly hundreds of victims buried under a massive landslide that crashed into a mountainous village in Indonesia's Central Java province.

2006-01-04 22:50:12

By Dwi Prasetyo SIJERUK, Indonesia (Reuters) - Rescuers on Thursday searched for possibly hundreds of victims buried under a massive landslide that smashed a village in Indonesia's Central Java province.

2006-01-04 05:37:27

By Dwi Prasetyo SIJERUK, Indonesia (Reuters) - A landslide triggered by heavy rains crashed into a village in Indonesia's Central Java province on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and possibly trapping scores more under debris, officials said.

2006-01-04 04:04:12

By Dwi Prasetyo SIJERUK, Indonesia (Reuters) - A landslide triggered by heavy rains crashed into a village in Indonesia's Central Java province on Wednesday, killing at least 14 people and possibly trapping scores more under muddy debris, an official said.

2005-10-16 14:08:29

By Eduardo Garcia PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - Doctors fear that overcrowding and septic water could lead to a rash of illness among survivors of a landslide that swept away their Maya Indian village this month.


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