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Guatemala: Landslide: 2002/09/13 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/09/13
Country or District Guatemala
Event Type Landslide
Outline At least 16 people were killed and another 30 were missing and feared dead after a mudslide engulfed a small coffee-farming village in Guatemala.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
CRS(Catholic Relief Services) 2002/09/16
Dead: 28 people
Destroyed: the homes of more than 60 families

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CRS (Catholic Relief Services) 2002/09/16
Heavy rainfall in the highlands of western Guatemala caused flooding and landslides and 28 people are confirmed to have been killed.

Aberdeen America news 2002/09/13
Landslide buries Guatemalan village

BBC news 2002/09/16
Guatemala landslide rescue continues

Reuters News2002/09/14
Two mudslides killed at least 32 people in Guatemala outside the capital Guatemala City and in a coffee farming village.

CNN News 2002/09/13
A river of mud, rocks and tree trunks poured down the slopes of a nearby volcano, crashing into and burying some 20 houses.