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Duration2005/06/16 Mudslides brought on by heavy rains have killed at least 22 people and injured 40 in northern Guatemala.
Country or DistrictGuatemala

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA ReliefWeb 2005/06/17
Communities affected 8
Persons affected 288
Persons evacuated to shelters 148
Dead 22

Houses damaged 19
Houses destroyed 15
Houses at risk 30

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  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/06/19
    After washing thick black mud from their dead, Maya Indians huddled at a makeshift morgue in this Guatemalan highlands town on Friday to bury the 22 victims of a huge mudslide.
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2005/06/17
    The region has been pounded by heavy rains for several days, which on Thursday 16 June caused large portions of the Calvario Hill to slide onto houses in eight communities in the municipality of San Antonio Senahu, in the department of Alta Verapaz. This region is located some 250 kilometres north of Guatemala City.
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