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Sierra Leone: Flood survivors stuck in temporary shelters
Sierra Leone: Flood survivors stuck in temporary shelters
The two camps in the west of the capital should have been closed down in mid-November. That was the government's plan – to first provide...
Fears grow for missing after US mudslide
Fears grow for missing after US mudslide
Officials said one more body had been found in a field of debris left behind when a rain-soaked hillside collapsed without warning last Saturday,...
Japan typhoon claims dozens of lives
Japan typhoon claims dozens of lives
A typhoon, that pummelled western Japan, has left at least 20 people dead and more than 50 missing, reports said on Sunday, after swollen rivers...
Brazil flood death toll tops 700
Brazil flood death toll tops 700
Towns and villages hit by Brazil's deadliest flooding disaster on record were on Wednesday waiting for millions of dollars in government aid as the...
More than 500 dead in Brazil's worst flood disaster
More than 500 dead in Brazil's worst flood disaster
Brazil is suffering its worst-ever flood disaster after mudslides near Rio de Janeiro this week killed more than 500 people, media compiling the...
Hundreds dead in Brazil mudslides
Hundreds dead in Brazil mudslides
Driving rains sent tonnes of rusty red earth sliding into Brazilian mountain towns, killing at least 287 people and leaving dozens more missing --...
Rains bring new misery to China mudslide town
Rains bring new misery to China mudslide town
Fresh heavy rains on Thursday brought more misery to a town in north-west China devastated by mudslides that have already killed more than 1 100,...
Rains threaten China mudslide disaster zone
Rains threaten China mudslide disaster zone
Rescuers racing against a potential new deluge on Wednesday hurried to drain an unstable lake formed by China's worst mudslides in decades, as...
China mudslide death toll tops 700
China mudslide death toll tops 700
The death toll from China's worst mudslides in decades more than doubled to 702, officials said on Tuesday, as hopes faded that rescuers would find...
China rescuers comb sludge for mudslide survivors
China rescuers comb sludge for mudslide survivors
Rescuers armed with little more than shovels searched on Monday for hundreds of people after a torrent of mud engulfed a north-western Chinese...
Rio rescuers scour for new mudslide victims
Rio rescuers scour for new mudslide victims
Rescue workers using heavy machinery dug for bodies and survivors on Thursday after a torrent of mud dislodged by heavy rain ravaged a hillside...
Floods, mudslides kill more than 100 in Brazil
Floods, mudslides kill more than 100 in Brazil
Flooding and mudslides killed at least 102 people in south-eastern Brazil, authorities said, as the most intense rains in half a century paralysed...

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