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Philippines : Mud Slide : 2006/12/1
GLIDE: MS-2006-000179-PHL  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2006/12/1
Country
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District
Philippines
Name Mud Slide
Outline At least 146 people have been killed in mudslides and the death toll could rise after the Philippines was battered by its fourth typhoon in as many months.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Reueters News 2006/12/05
    The Philippines fears up to 1,000 people were killed in landslides and floods set off by Typhoon Durian but officials said on Monday that many of the bodies might never be found
  • Guardian 2006/12/02
    The Red Cross said at least 388 people had died after rivers of mud as high as rooftops swept through villages surrounding the Mayon volcano, 190 miles south-east of Manila, in Albay province
  • BBC NEWS 2006/12/02
    Hundreds of people are feared dead in the Philippines after a powerful typhoon battered the country, triggering mudslides.
    Emergency officials
  • BBC NEWS 2006/12/01
    Rains caused by Typhoon Durian brought mud and rocks down hillsides, burying three villages in the foothills of the Mayon volcano, south-east of Manila.
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