Mudslides

Camps shut down for Sierra Leone's mudslide survivors

Despite promises of compensation and housing, displaced survivors of mudslides in Sierra Leone say they have yet to receive the help as the government moves to shutter camps for those whose homes were destroyed.<p>Despite promises of compensation and housing, displaced survivors of mudslides in Sierra …

Disease

Winner Of The Week: Mud Slide Went From Rescue To Royal Champion

It was just another ordinary Tuesday in 2001 for Janet Rowe, owner of Saving Grace Equine Rescue in Bracebridge, Ontario. She was making one of her …

Colombia mudslide: Four missing as Corinto inundated

<b>Four people are missing and at least 26 have been injured after a mudslide swept through the town of Corinto in south-western Cauca province.</b><p>Emergency workers said the La Paila river burst its banks and swept mud, boulders and branches through the town's centre.<p>Landslides are not unusual in the …

Juan Manuel Santos

Sierra Leone: Survivors of Mudslide Fear for Future as Camps Close

Freetown — <i>About 1,900 households with over 7,000 people have been registered as needing help</i><p>After losing her baby boy in the devastating mudslide …

Sierra Leone

Watch a Devastating Mudslide Destroy a Swiss Town

Nothing can stand in the way of thousands of tons of mud.<p>This video of a mudslide in Bondo, Switzerland was captured by security cameras on a business. It's almost surprising that those cameras survived, because, as we see in the video, nearly everything else around them was decimated by the tide …

Colombia floods and mudslide prove deadly

Troops called in to help search for victims after torrential rains hit southwest Colombia.<p>Families and rescuers have been desperately searching through mud-plastered rubble for victims of flooding after a mudslide in southwest Colombia killed nine, with 19 still missing.<p>The La Paila River burst its …

Weather

Couple faces $600,000 repair bill from mudslide in South Seattle

SEATTLE (KOMO) - A cul-de-sac in the southwest outreach of Seattle has been Dan and Eleanor Laxdall’s home for nearly 60 years.<p>The couple worked …

Mudslide in Mexico kills five children from same family

MEXICO CITY — Authorities in Mexico say a mudslide has buried a home in southern Chiapas state, killing five children from the same family.<p>Two girls …

Canadian News

Skyview Place closed after mudslide

On Monday, the cleanup work continued after the City of Asheville received a record amount of rainfall from Monday's storms.<p>Skyview Place near Town …

California

This Small Spot in NYC is Serving Up Boozy Vegan Milkshakes!

New Yorkers, we have exciting news for you. You now have the option to end (or start off) your grocery shopping excursions with a vegan boozy …

Beverages

Sierra Leonean Schools Reopen After Mudslide Disaster

Helping Sierra Leonean Communities Affected By Mudslide<p>Given the risk of water-borne diseases, the international aid agency, Doctors Without Borders, …

Sierra Leone

Liberia: Mudslide Causes Damage At China Union

[Observer] Reports from the China Union operation area at the Bong Mining Company in Fuamah District, Lower Bong County speak of a mudslide that has …

In pictures: Life after the mudslide

One month ago, a mudslide devastated parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Estimates suggest about 800 people were killed and at least 7,000 are now displaced. After weeks of heavy rain, the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain collapsed and smothered the community below it. Water pushed mud and heavy boulders …

Photography

Dissipating storm Katia kills two in mudslide in eastern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Two people died in a mudslide in Mexico sparked by storm Katia, and thousands were left without power as the weather front dissipated inland on Saturday, threatening to dump rains in waterlogged areas also shaken by a major earthquake this week.<p>People cover the windows of …

Weather

Sierra Leone mudslide victims still wait for help

A mudslide devastated the capital, Freetown, three weeks ago. Life is slowly returning to normal, but residents of the areas most affected are still …

World News

Sierra Leone mudslide was a man-made tragedy that could have been prevented

Sierra Leone is still reeling from the effects of a mudslide that killed nearly 1 000 people, left hundreds missing and rendered thousands …

Sierra Leone

Floods in Africa in August killed 25 times more people than Hurricane Harvey did

The rainy season is usually welcomed in parts of Africa as a timely break from the heat of the dry season. But so far, in 2017, the rains have given way to flood disasters which have led to a death toll numbering in hundreds.<p>Like severe floods in southern Asia, the disasters in Africa have been …

Sierra Leone

New mudslide hits villages in Switzerland, crushing homes

GENEVA (AP) — Thunderstorms set off a new mudslide through southeastern villages in Switzerland near the Italian border, rumbling along the same creek bed where a powerful, rocky mudslide left eight people missing and feared dead last week, authorities said Friday.<p>The mudslide demolished several …

News

Prayer Vigil Buried by Sierra Leone Mudslide That Killed 1,000

Christians in Sierra Leone are still reeling and recovering from the worst flooding their West African nation has faced in recent memory, after a …

Sierra Leone

Helping Sierra Leonean Communities Affected By Mudslide

Given the risk of water-borne diseases, the international aid agency, Doctors Without Borders, has said it's providing information to affected …

Disease

Climate change seen as cause for mudslide in Switzerland

GENEVA — The effects of climate change are partially to blame for a mudslide through a southeastern village that left eight people missing after a …

Canadian News

Sierra Leone mudslide disaster killed more than 1,000 - local leader and minister

The <b>Sierra Leone mudslide disaster</b> killed more than 1,000 people, according to a local leader and minister.<p>Heavy rains caused the side of a mountain …

Sierra Leone

ABC News

Breaking News<p>NYC TERROR ATTACK<p>Play<p>ABCNews.com<p>Several dead, others injured after being hit by vehicle in New York City<p>Brendan McDermid/Reuters<p>8 dead …

Second mudslide hits devastated Bondo in Swiss Alps

A second landslide swept through the alpine settlement of Bondo yesterday, just hours after a massive fall of millions of tons of debris all but obliterated the village, and caused the probable death of at least eight hikers who have been reported missing. The clean-up operation has resumed.<p>Two …

Swiss Alps

Second mudslide hits remote Swiss town

A fresh mudslide has swept into a remote mountain town in eastern Switzerland where an earlier huge landslip this week dumped rock, rubble and mud …

Permafrost

New mudslide hits Swiss Alpine village; 8 remain missing

GENEVA (AP) — A new mudslide on Friday plowed into houses in the same Swiss Alpine village that was cleaning up from a devastating landslide two days ago that left eight people missing.<p>Video from Bondo showed images of mud, rocks and debris tumbling down from a mountainside at a walking pace into …

News

Up to 250 feared dead in DRC mudslide

Video<p>The death toll from the flood and mudslide disaster that struck Sierra Leone's capital in mid-August now exceeds 500 with 810 people listed as …

Africa

Drone Shows Aftermath of Swiss Mudslide, Eight People Missing

Rocks and mud cascaded through the village of Bondo, near the Italian border, damaging many buildings and forcing an evacuation.

World News

'My kitchen was coming in on top of me' - Donegal woman on her lucky escape from mudslide

A Donegal woman has spoken of her relief after managing to flee from her home just seconds before it was engulfed by a mudslide, <i>writes Stephen …

News (Ireland)

Eight people missing after mudslide devastates Swiss village

<b>Eight people are still missing in a Swiss Alpine valley a day after a mudslide smashed into a small village near the Italian border, police have</b> …