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16 May 2023
Planet has been able to collect a set of SkySat images of the Lake Kivu landslides in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
4 May 2023
Heavy rainfall on 2 and 3 May 2023 has inflicted a heavy toll from landslides and floods in Rwanda and Uganda. At least 129 people have been killed in Rwanda and 18 people in Uganda.
21 March 2023
Initial Planet satellite images show multiple long runout landslides in Malawi, triggered by Cyclone Freddy.
20 March 2023
Mtauchira: a devastating landslide in Malawi, triggered by Cyclone Freddy, which has killed an estimated 50 people.
22 November 2022
Rubaya: there are reports that at least 32 people killed on 18 November by mining related landslides in the Democratic Republic of Congo
15 November 2022
The Planet Labs SkySat image shows the impact of the Williamson Diamond Mine tailings breach on downstream communities
10 November 2022
Planet Labs has now captured and released high resolution imagery of the Williamson Mine tailings dam breach in Tanzania
9 November 2022
Planet Labs has captured a PlanetScope image of the Williamson Diamond Mine tailings dam failure that shows both the breach and the plume.
8 November 2022
Another major tailings dam failure has occurred in Africa, this time at the Williamson Mine in Tanzania. The plume of pollution is >6 km long.
14 September 2022
The Jagersfontein tailings dam accident: the plume of pollution has extended to the reservoir of the Kalkfontein Dam.