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6 April 2021

Mount Lewotolok and Adonara island: up to 168 people killed by lahars and debris flows in Indonesia

Two deadly landslides have occurred in Indonesia over the last few days. On the flanks of Mount Lewotolok up to 80 were killed in a lahar, whilst on Andonara island 69 people were killed and 19 are missing in a debris flow.

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29 March 2021

Yarlung Tsangpo: another giant, high mountain landslide on 22 March 2021

Another giant, high mountain landslide occurred on 22 March 2021, this time close to the Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet. The estimated mass is around 100 million tonnes.

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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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3 December 2020

High resolution satellite images of the Guinobatan lahar

High resolution satellite images, collected by Planet Labs using the SkySat constellation, showing the impact of the Guinobatan lahar in the Philippines a month ago

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19 November 2020

Guinobatan: a major lahar in the Philippines triggered by Super Typhoon Goni

Over the weekend of 31 October and 1 November 2020, Super Typhoon Goni triggered a major lahar from the flanks of Mount Mayon in the Philippines

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13 November 2020

Quang Nam Province: A video that shows why the aftermath of a landslide can be very dangerous

Quang Nam Province in Vietnam: A terrifying video that shows why the aftermath of a landslide can be very dangerous

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29 October 2020

Typhoon Molave: two major landslides in Vietnam

Typhoon Molave: over 500 mm of rainfall has triggered at least two major landslides in Vietnam, possibly killing 50 people or more

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19 October 2020

Huong Phung: another deadly landslide in Vietnam

On Sunday 18 October 2020 a large landslide struck an army barracks in Huong Phung commune in Vietnam, killing up to 22 soldiers

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14 October 2020

A double tragedy: two landslides close to the construction site of the Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant in Vietnam

A double tragedy: two landslides close to the construction site of the Rao Trang 3 hydroelectric plant in Vietnam

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2 July 2020

Sate Mu village: another dreadful jade mining landslide in Myanmar

Another dreadful landslide has occurred in the Hpakant jade mining area of Kachin state in Myanmar. The landslide, at Sate Mu, killed at least 113 people.

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