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Indonesia: Landslide: 2005/02/21 Country Information on DRR

Period 2005/02/21
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Landslide
Outline At least 13 people have been killed and more than 100 are missing following a landslide in Indonesia. The accident happened in Cimahi, near the West Javan town of Bandung, 180 km (110 miles) south-east of Jakarta.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2005/02/27
The death toll from a landslide that swept through two Indonesian villages near a garbage dump last week rose to 96 on Sunday as recovery crews pulled more bodies out of mounds of dirt and waste.

BBC News 2005/02/22
Rescuers in Indonesia are continuing to dig through tonnes of earth and rubbish to search for survivors of Monday's landslide in West Java.

CNN NEWS 2005/02/21
Nine people were killed and around 139 are missing after heavy rain caused a landslide on Monday near a garbage dump on the outskirts of the Indonesian city of Bandung, police said.

BBC News 2005/02/21
Indonesia landslide buries dozens