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23 May 2018
Satellite images captured by Planet Labs shows the evolving crisis at the Hidroituango dam site. The dam crest has now reached the spillway level, meaning that control of the water should become possible. 26,000 people remain displaced
2 May 2018
Planet Labs have now captured high quality imagery of the 3 km long Ultar Glacier rock and ice avalanche, which killed three people in northern Pakistan last month
4 April 2018
Better satellite images are now becoming available showing the large landslides triggered by the Papua New Guinea earthquake
21 March 2018
Planet Labs have now captured an image of the very large Mae Moh mine landslide in Thailand, which happened last Saturday
14 March 2018
New satellite images from Planet Labs corroborate the newspaper reports of significant landslide disasters occurring in the aftermath of the Papua New Guinea Earthquake
1 March 2018
Planet Labs have now managed to capture a satellite image of the whole of the Pasir Panjang landslide, which killed 18 people in Indonesia
12 February 2018
A large rockslope failure occurred at Cowee Creek near to Juneau in Alaska in December 2016, inducing a 9 m high, 90 m wide displacement wave that travelled at least 13 km down the valley
22 January 2018
Many of the Rohingya people, forced to leave Myanmar / Burma by ethnic cleansing, are now living in landslide prone locations in Bangladesh. Dramatic satellite images from Planet Labs illustrate the magnitude of the threat.
16 January 2018
Last week significant debris flows struck the Montecito area of California, causing at least 20 fatalities. Planet Labs have now captured medium and high resolution images of the area affected.
2 January 2018
The M=6.4 17th November 2017 earthquake in Tibet has triggered multiple landslides on the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet, triggering fears of a catastrophic flood in India