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Duration 2001/06/12 At least 36 people have been killed in Ecuador after a landslide destroyed a hut where they had taken refuge after being stranded on a motorway.
The victims' vehicles had been blocked by an earlier landslide near Papallacta, about 40km east of the capital, Quito, and they had walked to the shelter. Thousands have been made homeless by floods
Country or District Ecuador Name Landslide
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others Ecuador - Floods and Landslides 20 June 2001 Dead:41
Affected people:8,300 (1,700 families)
farmed land:5400 hectares
- OCHA Situation Report 2001/6/20
39 houses have been destroyed and 681 damaged by the floods and landslide in Ecuador.
- Ecuador: Landslides Information Bulletin
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