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Guatemala : Land Slide : 2003/04/23
GLIDE: SL-2003-000191-GTM  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2003/04/23
Country
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District
Guatemala
Name Land Slide
Outline An eroded mountainside crashed down onto a hamlet in western Guatemala in a mile-long landslide that killed at least 10 people.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
IFRC Report No.1 2003/04/28
Missing: at least 22 people
22 houses were buried

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • OCHA Situation Report 2003/04/28
    A landslide caused by heavy rains occurred in Cerro Cocol, San Pedro, in the department of San Marcos in the west of the country. 22 houses were buried and at least 22 people are missing.
  • BBC news 2003/04/24
    At least seven people have been killed and about a dozen are missing after a landslide buried a small village in western Guatemala.
  • CNN News 2003/04/23
    Guatemala landslide kills at least 10
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