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United States : Mud Slide : 2005/01/10
GLIDE: MS-2005-000007-USA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/01/10
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United States
Name Mud Slide
Outline The death toll from a mudslide in the oceanside California town of La Conchita rose to 10 on Wednesday. Roughly a dozen people remain missing and are presumed trapped in the 30-foot-deep mound of earth that swallowed some 15 homes in this hamlet about 80 miles north of Los Angeles on Monday.


Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • ABC News 2005/01/14
    With the search for victims of a deadly mudslide over, some residents of this oceanfront town prepared to return to their homes despite being warned of the danger of another collapse.
  • Turkish Press 2005/01/12
    Some 600 rescue workers from 20 different agencies mounted a desperate search in Ventura County, California Wednesday for survivors of Monday's landslide, which killed 10 people and left seven others missing, local officials said.
  • Reuters 2005/01/12
    The death toll from a mudslide in the oceanside California town of La Conchita rose to 10 on Wednesday.