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11 January 2023

Rosas in Cauca, Colombia: a truly extraordinary landslide

A very large, unusual landslide has occurred in Rosas, Cauca in Columbia, displacing over 700 people and closing the Pan American Highway

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23 December 2022

Losses from debris flows in Brazil

An open access paper in the journal Landslides (Cabral et al. 2022) analyses debris flows in Brazil over the last century, finding that 45 events have killed 5,771 people and generated US$5,5 billion in economic losses.

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2 December 2022

BR-376: a deadly highway landslide in Brazil

BR-376: on 28 November 2022 heavy rainfall triggered a large landslide on a highway in Brazil . At least two people were killed, whilst rescue operations are ongoing.

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20 November 2022

Satellite imagery of the El Molino landslide in Norte de Santander, Colombia

Satellite imagery from Planet Labs provides insights into the El Molino landslide in Norte de Santander, Colombia

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14 November 2022

El Molino: a very large landslide in Colombia

On 10 November 2022 a 5 km long landslide occurred at El Molino in Villa Caro, Santander in Colombia, killing five people.

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25 October 2022

The Las Tejerías landslide disaster: Planet Labs imagery of the source of the flows

The Las Tejerías landslide disaster: Planet Labs imagery of the source of the flows shows multiple shallow slips

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18 October 2022

Las Tejerías: landslides in the upstream catchment

The Las Tejerías landslide disaster: helicopter footage shows multiple landslides in the catchment upstream of the town.

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12 October 2022

Las Tejerías: Planet Labs imagery starts to clarify the sequence of events

Las Tejerías: Planet Labs images have captured the aftermath of the landslide, which came down the channel from the north.

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10 October 2022

The 8-9 October 2022 disaster at Las Tejerías in Venezuela

On 8-9 October 2022 a “landslide” disaster occurred at Las Tejerías in Venezuela, killing at least 30 people, and leaving a further 54 people missing.

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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

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