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2 March 2021

Ebian Yi Autonomous County: a dramatic rockslide caught on video in China

Ebian Yi Autonomous County in Sichuan: a dramatic rockslide on 27 February 2021, which killed one person, caught on video in China

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18 February 2021

A GIS-based map of the Chunchi landslide in Ecuador

With thanks to @Angel_V_A for highlighting it, there is now a fantastic GIS-based map of the Chunchi landslide in Ecuador online

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16 February 2021

The very large Chunchi landslide in Ecuador

The unusual and very large, valley-blocking Chunchi landslide in Ecuador, which occurred on 12 February 2021

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15 January 2021

The US National Landslide Preparedness Act

The US National Landslide Preparedness Act was passed this week, requiring that the USGS develops a national strategy for landslide hazards. Meanwhile the search continues for a motorist killed in a debris flow in Oregon

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13 January 2021

The 7 August 2020 landslide in Gokseong County, South Korea

On 7 August 2020 a landslide in Gokseong County, S. Korea killed 5 people. A new paper (Choi et al 2021) suggests that this was triggered by the failure of an under construction embankment during heavy rainfall

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10 January 2021

Protecting the rescuers – a disastrous double landslide at Cihanjuang in Indonesia and a lucky escape in Italy

Cihanjuang, Indonesia & Bolzano, Italy: a tragedy in which rescuers were killed by a second landslide and a lucky escape in a rock slope failure on a hotel

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2 January 2021

Mount Silberhorn – a large rockslide in New Zealand

Mount Silberhorn – a large rockslide has occurred in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, close to Aoraki/Mount Cook, in the last few days

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1 January 2021

The scale of the Gjerdrum landslide: a helicopter video

The scale of the Gjerdrum landslide: NGI have released a helicopter video that shows the staggering extent of the quick clay failure.

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31 December 2020

An update on the Gjerdrum landslide in Norway

An update on the Gjerdrum landslide in Norway – 10 people remain missing, but the one source of hope is that overnight a dog named Zajka was rescued

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30 December 2020

Gjerdrum: a quick clay landslide disaster in Norway this morning

A quick clay landslide disaster has occurred at Gjerdrum in Norway this morning. There are 14 people unaccounted for, some of whom are children, and 9 people injured. The rescue teams have been unable to enter the landslide zone

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