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Yemen : Land Slide : 2005/12/29
GLIDE: LS-2005-000213-YEM  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/12/29
Country
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District
Yemen
Name Land Slide
Outline At least 30 people are dead and many more are missing after a landslide destroyed a mountainside village in Yemen, government officials have said. Around 30 houses were swept away in the village of Dhafeer, about 20km (12 miles) south-west of the capital Sanaa.

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Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2006/01/03
    Bukhaiti said the final death toll from the landslide was 65 and eight injured. He added that the task of rescue teams now is to reconstruct affected houses and provide shelter for the village's homeless families.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2006/01/03
    Yemeni rescue workers have so far recovered the bodies of 65 villagers killed in last week's landslide, and officials said on Tuesday that the toll was set to rise as dozens remain missing.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2006/01/03
    Yemeni rescue workers have so far recovered the bodies of 65 villagers killed in last week's landslide, and officials said on Tuesday that the toll was set to rise as dozens remain missing.
  • BBC News 2005/12/31
    At least 56 bodies have been pulled from the rubble of a mountain village in Yemen, which was destroyed by a landslide on Thursday.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/12/31
    At least 56 bodies have now been recovered from the ruins of a small Yemeni village that was devastated in a landslide earlier this week, a relief official said on Saturday.
  • BBC NEWS 2005/12/28
    Yemen landslide kills 30 people