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13 September 2022
Aerial and satellite imagery of the Jagersfontein tailings dam disaster highlights a complex failure event and high mobility of the slimes.
12 September 2022
On 11 September 2022 a major tailings dam failure occurred at Jagersfontein in South Africa. The local plume of pollution extends >8 km.
22 April 2022
Earlier this month the Durban area of South Africa suffered landslides and floods that have killed at least 440 people.
6 September 2021
Catoca mine in Angola – using satellite imagery to understand recent events
15 December 2020
The large landslide at Gamsberg mine: a high resolution Planet Labs SkySat satellite image of the aftermath of the failure
7 May 2020
Planet Labs have captured wonderful high resolution SkySat imagery of the 17 April 2020 channelised debris flows at Chesegon, Kenya.
29 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.
13 January 2020
Planet Labs and Sentinel images of the 4 December 2019 landslide disaster in the hills around Nyempundu, in Mugina commune in Cibitoke, Burundi
8 January 2020
Planet Labs have captured a good set of satellite images showing the 3 December 2019 Bududa landslides in Uganda, which killed about 50 people