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Landslide in eastern Uganda kills 31

At least 31 people are killed when a landslide rolls down the slopes of Mt. Elgon in eastern Uganda, wrecking homes and burying animals, a government official tells Reuters.

May 26, 2017
May 26, 2017

Sri Lanka landslides, floods death toll rises to 91

Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka kill at least 91 people while more than 100 are missing after torrential rain, officials say.

March 12, 2017
March 12, 2017

Landslide at Ethiopia garbage dump 'kills at least 24'

At least 24 people are killed and 28 others injured in a giant landslide of garbage inside a trash dump on the outskirts of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, a city spokesman says.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Many feared buried by mudslides in Sri Lanka

A massive landslide triggered by torrential rains buried homes in three villages in the central hills of Sri Lanka, and more than 200 families were missing and feared buried under the mud and...

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Kenya building collapse: Nearby residents asked to leave homes

People in Nairobi are asked to leave their homes near a six-storey building that collapsed in heavy rain, killing at least 10 people.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

15 killed in Arunachal landslide

At least 15 labourers are killed as a massive landslide triggered due to incessant rain hit a labour camp in Tawang district of northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.

December 26, 2015
December 26, 2015

'Many missing' in Myanmar landslide

Dozens of people are reportedly missing and feared dead after a landslide hit a jade mining region in Myanmar's northern Kachin state.

December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015

Man found alive after China landslide

A man buried in rubble for almost three days after a landslide hit Shenzhen in China is pulled out alive, state media says.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

First body found in China landslide

Rescuers have pulled out the first body from the Shenzhen landslide in China, as signs emerge that several survivors are trapped alive in the rubble.

December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015

91 people missing after China landslide

Hundreds of rescue workers are looking for survivors after a landslide hit 33 buildings in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen.

November 22, 2015
November 22, 2015

90 dead in Myanmar landslide

At least 90 people have died in a huge landslide in a remote jade mining area of northern Myanmar, officials say as search teams continued to find bodies in one of the deadliest disasters to strike...