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20 dead, 88 missing in Indonesian landslide

Rescuers remove the body of a victim of landslides that swept away houses in Jemblung village, Central Java, Indonesia, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. AP

Rescuers searching for more than 80 people missing after a landslide in Indonesia deployed bulldozers and excavators Sunday to battle their way through roads strewn with debris to the site of the tragedy, officials said.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Indonesia landslide kills 18 people; 90 missing

Rescuers help to evacuate a cow after a village was swept away by landslides in Jemblung, Central Java, Indonesia, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Torrential rains set off mudslides down the hills into the village in central Indonesia, killing scores of people with more than 100 missing. (AP Photo/Bayu Nur)

Torrential rains set off a mudslide down the hills into a village in central Indonesia, killing eight people and leaving more than 100 missing, officials said Saturday.

Posted: December 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Landslide threat prompts re-evacuation of Camarines Sur village

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A man pushes his motorcycle along floodwaters bought by Typhoon Hagupit in Camarines Sur province, eastern Philippines Monday, Dec. 8, 2014.  AP

Some 55 families living on a narrow spit of land sandwiched between the sea and a hill in the village of Sta. Rosa del Sur had to be re-evacuated Monday due to fears of a possible landslide.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Ruby’ damages roads in Bicol and Eastern Visayas

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Sections of at least 15 national roads in Bicol and Eastern Visayas regions have been closed to traffic while parts of 10 other thoroughfares were “hardly passable,” especially to light vehicles, due to floods and landslides, as well as trees and electric posts brought down by Typhoon “Ruby.”

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 towns learn from landslide tragedy

MODESTO Manuguid, now 25 and with a family, is one of the four residents of Barangay Tignoan in Real town, Quezon province, who survived the collapse of Repador building after Typhoon “Winnie” struck in 2004. They endured 10 days without food under the rubble of concrete, steel and mud. REM ZAMORA

Ian Carlo Bungag still shows signs of nervousness and would not talk with visitors, according to his father. But Maria Tamares says she is no longer bothered by sleepless nights, especially during strong rains and storms.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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