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Deadly landslide hits Rosas after heavy rain, Colombia

At least 17 people have been killed and 25 are still missing after a massive landslide hit the province of Cauca, southwestern Columbia early Sunday, April 21, 2019. The event took place in a remote mountainous area in Rosas municipality after several days of heavy...

April 22, 2019

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Landslide buries 3 homes in port city of Barrancabermeja, Colombia

Several homes were buried after heavy rain caused a large landslide in the port city of Barrancabermeja, northern Colombia on Sunday, October 21, 2018. The event comes exactly 10 days after another large landslide hit the town of Marquetalia, central Colombia,...

October 23, 2018

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Deadly landslide hits Marquetalia, central Colombia

At least 11 people have been killed and 4 injured after a landslide hit several homes in the central Colombian town of Marquetalia (population 15 000) during the early morning hours of October 11, 2018. The event took place at around 02:30 local time after heavy...

October 14, 2018

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13 killed as landslide hits a bus in Colombia's Narino

At least 13 people were killed after a landslide swept away a small bus into a ravine in an area called Devil's Nose in Narino department, southeast Colombia on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Search and rescue operations didn't start until Sunday as locals...

January 22, 2018

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At least 4 dead, 18 missing after major mudflow hits Corinto, Colombia

A devastating mudflow swept through Colombian town of Corinto Tuesday afternoon, November 7, 2017, killing at least 4 people and leaving 18 others missing. A total of 29 people were injured and 22 houses destroyed. The mudflow struck the mountainous town at about...

November 09, 2017

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More than 1.3 million affected by flooding and landslides in South America

Heavy rainfall unleashed by sea temperature changes has caused heavy rainfall throughout Peru, Colombia and Ecuador in the first quarter of 2016, affecting more than 1.3 million people. Although rainfall persists in some areas, it has begun to let up in other, OCHA...

April 27, 2017

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Colombia's Manizales hit by deadly landslides after a month's worth of rain overnight

Deadly floods and landslides hit Colombia's mountainous city of Manizales on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, after the region registered a month's worth of rain overnight. At least 14 people were killed and 22 are missing, government officials said and added that...

April 19, 2017

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Massive mudslides leave hundreds dead and missing in Mocoa, Colombia

Massive mudslides hit Colombia's southwestern city of Mocoa after several rivers burst their banks late Friday, March 31, 2017. At least 254 people have been killed, more than 200 are missing and at least 400 are injured, authorities said Sunday. They are...

April 02, 2017

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River Cali bursts its banks, six people dead, Colombia

Severe flooding in the Cali city, Colombia, caused at least six deaths, as of December 1, 2016. The flooding in the Siloé district, Cali, in the Valle del Cauca was reported by the National Unit for the Management of Disaster Risk (UNGRD) on December 1, as...

December 02, 2016

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Explosion triggers massive landslide in Medellin, Colombia

A massive landslide buried a stretch of the Medellin-Bogota highway on October 26, 2016, claiming lives of at least 6 people, authorities reported. At least 12 are still missing. "The landslide was apparently caused by an explosion in a quarry in the...

October 27, 2016

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At least 5 killed, 30 missing in west Colombia landslide

At least five people were killed and another 30 were reported missing after a landslide hit workers removing rubble from a previous landslide in west Colombia. The event took place around 20:30 UTC (15:30 local time) on June 9, 2016, on the road between Medellin and...

June 10, 2016

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Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides hit Nariño, Colombia

Heavy rainfalls that have been battering western Colombia since January 25, 2016, have caused severe floods and landslides in the Nariño region, on the border with Ecuador, Colombia Civil Defense reported. At least 8 provinces in the area reported flooding. ...

January 27, 2016

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Strong floods and landslides affecting western Colombia

Heavy rainfall has been continuously affecting the western part of Colombia over the past week, causing strong floods and landslides, while damaging buildings and other infrastructure. Over 5 000 people have been left homeless, as of November 8, 2015, according to...

November 11, 2015

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Floods and landslides hit Colombia affecting 202 332 families

After days of heavy rain, severe floods, from overflowing rivers, and landslides hit the northeast of Colombia, once again destroying homes, roads and bridges and cutting of power and water supplies.From May to the end of June, 2015, Colombia experienced 215 disasters a

July 03, 2015

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Massive landslide hits Santa Margarita, northern Colombia

At least 47 people have been killed after a massive landslide buried the small town of Santa Margarita around 08:00 UTC (03:00 local time) on Monday, May 18, 2015. According to media reports, heavy rain caused the river Liboriana to burst its banks setting off the lands

May 18, 2015

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Massive landslides and floods hit Colombia

As many as 200 people may have been buried in a landslide that swept over houses near Medellin, Colombia's second largest city. The landslide struck the La Gabriela district of the town of Bello near Medellin, 250 miles northwest of the capital Bogota. The landslide

April 13, 2011