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8 February 2023
Secocha: reports of 40 fatalities in landslides in Peru
On 5 February 2023 a series of deadly landslides struck the town of Secocha in Arequipa, Peru, killing at least 40 people.
14 July 2022
San Antonio de Prado: a high mobility landslide in Colombia
On Wednesday 13 July 2022 a major landslide occurred at San Antonio de Prado in Medellin, Colombia, killing at least two people
7 July 2022
The role of climate change in the May 2022 landslides in Pernambuco, Brazil
A new attribution study indicates that climate change is likely to have been a factor in the Pernambuco landslides in Brazil
8 June 2022
San Carlos de Bariloche: a deadly slope failure in Argentina
On Monday 6 June 2022 a slope failure struck a hotel located close to San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina, killing at least one person
7 April 2022
The long term history of fatal landslides in Colombia
In a paper just published in the journal Landslides (Garcia-Delgado, Petley et al. 2022), we have examined the history of fatal landslides in Colombia. The results are quite surprising.
20 February 2018
First satellite images of the Puerto Venus debris flows
Parts of the track Puerto Venus debris flows in Colombia last week have been captured on satellite imagery by Planet Labs