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11 October 2015

El Cambray II: 264 killed, 40 still missing

A new, high quality video shows the recovery operations at the El Cambray II landslide in Guatemala, shich is now known to have killed at least 264 people.

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8 October 2015

An account of the El Cambray landslide in Guatemala

Losses from the El Cambray landslide in Guatemala have now reached 220, with a further 150 people thought to be still missing

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3 October 2015

El Cambray Dos landslide in Guatemala: many killed

Yesterday the large El Cambray Dos landslide in Guatemala killed at least 26 people. Drone footage suggests that this was a rainfall-induced slide in weak rocks.

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11 November 2012

First news of the Burma earthquake and an update on landslides from the Guatemala earthquake

First news of the Burma earthquake and an update on the one in Guatemala

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9 November 2012

More news of landslides from the Guatemala earthquake and first reports of a landslide dam break flood in Indonesia

Reports suggest that at least 18 people were killed by landslides in the Guatemala earthquake, and that 11 have been killed by a landslide dam collapse in Indonesia today

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8 November 2012

First news and images of landslides from the M=7.4 earthquake in Guatemala yesterday

First reports and images of landslides from the 7th November M=7.4 earthquake in Guatemala

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21 September 2011

The earthquake in the Himalayas, Typhoon Roke, and landslides in Guatemala and Rwanda

Updates on the earthquake in the Himalayas, the overtopping of landslide dams in Japan resulting from typhoon Roke, and landslides in Rwanda and Guatemala.

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20 September 2011

Update on the earthquake in the Himalayas, plus typhoon Roke, an earthquake in Guatemala and landslides in China and Italy

Latest information on the earthquake in the Himalayas, plus an earthquake in Guatemala and landslides in China and Italy

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13 February 2011

Two videos: the aftermath of the remarkable Turkish open cast mine accident and a CNN hero

A short post proving a video of the aftermath of the turkish open cast mine accident, and a link to a CNN video on the work Of Anne Hallum

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15 January 2009

Guatemala landslide – new satellite image

The Advanced Land Imager instrument of the NASA Earth Observation satellite EO-1 has recently collected an image of the Guatemalan landslide, which they have made available online. The image is here. I have cropped it to show just the slide – it is quite useful:

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