Mudslides

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

Sierra Leone mudslide: Freetown man lost eight family members

A month ago a mudslide and floods devastated the capital of Sierra Leone, killing an estimated 1,300 people.<p>Hundreds were buried as part of Freetown’s Mount Sugar Loaf collapsed.<p>Thomas Benson, who lost eight members of his family including his sister Marion, shares his personal experience of the …

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In pictures: Life after the mudslide

<b>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</b> …

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Liberia: Mudslide Causes Damage At China Union

(Photo: Liberian Observer)Reports from the China Union operation area at the Bong Mining Company in Fuamah District, Lower Bong County speak of a …

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 …

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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

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 …

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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

Helping Sierra Leonean Communities Affected By MudslideGiven the risk of water-borne diseases, the international aid agency, Doctors Without Borders, …

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, flood leaves more than 1,000 dead

More than 1,000 people have died from the mudslide and flood that hit Sierra Leone's capital nearly two weeks ago, a local leader and a minister have …

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

The Sierra Leone mudslide disaster killed more than 1,000 people, according to a local leader and minister.

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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

News24.com | Up to 250 feared dead in DRC mudslide

As many as 250 people are feared dead after a massive mudslide swept over a fishing village in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the government …

Africa

Over 500 dead, 810 missing, 6,000 affected after mudslide, floods in Sierra Leone’s Freetown

A government spokesperson said soldiers would continue the search for missing persons.<p>The mudslide in Sierra Leone capital Freetown has killed over …

Sierra Leone

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 …

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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.

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Eight people missing after mudslide hits Swiss village near Italian border

GENEVA — Police said eight people were still unaccounted for in a Swiss Alpine valley on Thursday, a day after a mudslide and rockslide hit a small …

Canadian News

At least eight missing after massive mudslide hits Swiss village

Eight people are missing and more are unaccounted for after a huge mudslide hit a Swiss Alpine village.<p>The slide, which measured three on the Richter …

'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 …

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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> …

Landslide in Switzerland leaves at least 8 missing

Village with 100 residents evacuated<p>Rescue workers used a helicopter and dogs to search for at least eight people still unaccounted for in a Swiss …

Eight missing after mudslide hits village near Swiss-Italian border

Eight people are still unaccounted for in a Swiss Alpine valley a day after a mudslide and rockslide hit a small village near the Italian border, …

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‘One minute I was having my dinner and the next my kitchen was coming in on top of me’

Donegal woman fled from her home just seconds before mudslide struck<p>8 minutes ago<p>A Donegal woman has spoken of her relief after managing to flee from …

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Mudslide in Swiss Alps leaves 8 missing

GENEVA – Rescue workers used a helicopter and dogs to search for at least eight people still unaccounted for in a Swiss Alpine valley on Thursday, a …

Canadian News

At least 8 people missing after landslide in Switzerland

At least eight people are still unaccounted for in a Swiss Alpine valley on Thursday, a day after a mudslide and rockslide hit a small village near the Italian border, officials said.<p>The village of Bondo, located about 80 miles north of Milan, was evacuated as the slide hit Wednesday morning.<p>Police …

World News

Eight missing after Switzerland landslide

Around 100 people were evacuated from Bondo and several other communities in the Val Bondasca region as the rockslip struck on Wednesday.<p>Police have …

UK News

Eight missing after massive mudslide sweeps through Swiss village

Eight people are still unaccounted for in a Swiss Alpine valley a day after a mudslide and rockslide hit a small village near the Italian border, …

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