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7 May 2020

Planet Labs high resolution image of the Chesegon, West Pokot landslides

Planet Labs have captured wonderful high resolution SkySat imagery of the 17 April 2020 channelised debris flows at Chesegon, Kenya.

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29 April 2020

West Pokot: channelised debris flows killed up to 40 people in Kenya on 18 April 2020

Thanks to the Hazmapper team, we have learned that major landslides occurred in West Pokot, Kenya on 18 April 2020, killing up to 40 people and displacing 4,000.

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13 January 2020

Burundi: Planet Labs and Sentinel images of the 4 December 2019 landslide disaster

Planet Labs and Sentinel images of the 4 December 2019 landslide disaster in the hills around Nyempundu, in Mugina commune in Cibitoke, Burundi

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8 January 2020

Bududa, Uganda: Planet Labs images of the landslides in December that killed more than 50 people

Planet Labs have captured a good set of satellite images showing the 3 December 2019 Bududa landslides in Uganda, which killed about 50 people

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28 November 2019

West Pokot: a landslide disaster in Kenya

Extremely heavy rainfall affected West Pokot in Kenya on 23 and 24 November 2019, triggering extensive landslides that have caused at least 50 fatalities

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27 September 2019

Tibesti – another mining-induced landslide

Yet another mining-induced landslide occurred yesterday, in the Tibesti region of Chad in Africa, killing about 30 people.

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26 March 2019

NASA Earth Observatory imagery of the Chimanimani landslides in Zimbabwe

Yesterday NASA posted imagery of the Chimanimani landslides in Zimbabwe, triggered by Cyclone Idai. The images show multiple channelised debris flows.

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21 March 2019

Planet Labs imagery of landslides in Chimanimani National Park, Zimbabwe, triggered by Cyclone Idai

Yesterday Planet Labs captured high resolution satellite imagery of some of the landslides triggered by Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani National Park, Zimbabwe

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20 March 2019

Cyclone Idai: evidence of the impact of landslides and debris flows

Cyclone Idai: evidence of the impact of landslides and debris flows As the true magnitude of the likely costs of Cyclone Idai across southern Africa becomes clear, some images are emerging that indicate that in some areas landslides may have been a significant part of the problem, in Zimbabwe at least.  This is directly indicated in a few news reports – for example, it has been widely noted that two …

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12 October 2018

Bududa in Uganda: landslides kill at least 40 people

Bududa, Uganda: reports indicate that at least 40 people were killed by landslides on Thursday 11th October 2018, with some suggestions of higher losses

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