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5 October 2017

Hurricane Maria: USGS landslide impact maps from Puerto Rico reveal the extent of the devastation

The USGS has started to release maps of landslide impacts in Puerto Rico that have resulted from Hurricane Maria. The damage level is very high.

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23 December 2016

Jiuhaocha in Pingtung County – more on the impacts of landslides on a mountain village

A blog by C-Y Chen in Mandarin provides details of the long history of landslides at Jiuhaocha Village, Pingtung County in Taiwan

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22 December 2016

Jiuhaocha: an example of the extraordinarily dynamic landscape of Taiwan

The aboriginal village of Jiuhaocha in the Central Mountains was destroyed by typhoon Morakot in 2009, illustrating the dynamic landscape of Taiwan

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6 August 2015

Typhoon Soudelor – potential for landslides in China and Taiwan

Typhoon Soudelor is now expected to make landfall in central Taiwan on Friday and Saturday before moving on to strike China. This large storm has the potential to generate many landslides in both countries

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21 November 2013

The extraordinary footage of the Typhoon Haiyan storm surge

Some amazing footage has emerged of the moment that the storm surge from Typhoon Haiyan struck the town of Hernani in Eastern Samar, Philippines

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11 November 2013

On the impact of Typhoon Haiyan in the area around Tacloban

The impact of typhoon Haiyan on Tacloban City is genuinely shocking. At present the impacts in the rural areas of Leyte are unclear but may also be serious

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8 December 2012

So just how bad was the debris flow at Barangay Andap during typhoon Bopha / Pablo ?

A photograph of the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha / Pablo at Barangay Andap in the Philippines. This is entirely avoidable.

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6 December 2012

Landslide losses from Typhoon Bopha / Pablo

The death toll from Typhoon Bopha / Pablo in the Philippines is now becoming clearer. Debris flows appear to account for many of the losses

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4 December 2012

Super Typhoon Bopha (Pablo) makes landfall in the Philippines

Super typhoon Bopha has made landfall on Mindanao in the Philippines. The impacts have the potential to be very serious

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2 December 2012

An update on Typhoon Bopha as it heads towards the Philippines

An update on Typhoon Bopha (Pablo), which remains a very serious threat to the Philippines. Landfall is expected on Tuesday

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