Landslide

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Name: Landslide
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

“Government strong enough to take care of Koslanda landslide affectees” - Minister Mahinda Amaraweera

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Making a ministerial statement at the Parliament, yesterday (31), the Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera stated that the Government was capable of taking care of people affected by the Koslanda landslide and there ... [Published Lankapuvath - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 16 reports

Lanka landslide:Tamil Nadu unhappy as India pledges assistance to Colombo

India has pledged Rs five million as immediate relief for victims of landslide in Sri Lanka and is also considering medium and long-term assistance.Tamil Nadu fishermen are protesting  against the capital punishment awarded by a Sri Lankan court to five ... [Published Samaylive - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 18 reports

SRI LANKA No hope for people buried alive in Sri Lanka landslide

» 10/31/2014SRI LANKANo hope for people buried alive in Sri Lanka landslideBad weather has been hampering rescue operations. For the Disaster Management Centre (DMC), about 100 people were trapped at home when tonnes of mud covered them. For locals, at ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 6 reports

Pakistan offers assistance to the Sri Lankan landslide victims

* Oct 31, Colombo: Expressing sympathies to Sri Lanka's landslide victims, the Government of Pakistan said it has considered assistance requirements put forward by the Sri Lankan Government and offered relief assistance.Pakistan High Commission in Colombo ... [Published Colombo Page - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

Heavy rains bring increased risk of landslides, SPU warns

With recent heavy rainfall and more predicted, the area is at a high risk for landslides, a Seattle Public Utilities meteorologist warns. With rain late Thursday and Friday morning, Seattle exceeded the official U.S. Geological Survey’s landslide threshold ... [Published Seattle Times - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 4 reports

Argyll remains open for business

The emergency diversion route will still be in use at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll at the weekend.Three landslides hit the A83 Tarbert to Campbeltown road at the Rest following extremely heavy rain on Tuesday.Several thousand vehicles have made ... [Published Press and Journal - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 2 reports

Landslide halts rescue efforts at Turkish mine

News-Mining Friday 31st October, 20148 Turkish workers trapped in a flooded coal mine were halted following a landslide early on Thursday, fuelling anxiety and despair among those hoping to find the workers alive."Time is ticking by (...)"It is not just ... [Published Canada Standard - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 11 reports

“Complete report on landslide incident within a week” - Police Media Spokesperson

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the media at a press briefing held in Colombo today (31), the Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that a complete report on Koslanda landslide incident will be handed over to the President Mahinda Rajapaksa ... [Published Lankapuvath - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lanka landslide: UN saddened by the human loss

* Oct 31, Colombo: The United Nations said today that it is saddened by the loss of human life caused by the deadly landslide in the Koslanda village of Badulla district in Sri Lanka."We at the United Nations and Humanitarian Community are saddened by ... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 61 reports

Sri Lanka Mudslide: Search For Missing Plantation Workers Halted Over Concerns Of More Landslides

The massive search for dozens of missing people thought to be buried in a landslide in Sri Lanka was put on hold Thursday because of heavy rain. The delay disheartened those who had hoped to continue looking for survivors among the tons of mud that engulfed ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 21 reports

India, UN offer help to Sri Lanka in landslide rescue operations

Colombo/New York, Oct.30 (ANI): India on Thursday offered assistance to Sri Lanka to help hundreds of people affected by Wednesday's landslide in the central hills of tea plantations. ... [Published Ani News - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 3 reports

192 still missing from landslide tragedy

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) – Disaster Management Center says that according to available statistics 192 persons are still missing from the landslide tragedy in Meeriyabedda Estate of Haldummulla.73 line houses are said to be completely buried in rubble following ... [Published Lankapuvath - Oct 30 2014]

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...There was also another group of persons who complained that they had not been provided sufficient compensation to relocate, he said. "But we do not accept their excuses since warnings were given as far back as 2005 and in addition to alternative lands have been provided."
"We now believe we have found the area where homes had been buried by an earth mass of 25 to 30 feet" he added
"India has pledged as immediate relief assistance of Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh) for the victims of landslide in Sri Lanka" the Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs said
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Sri Lanka: Strategies to address the needs of t... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: Disaster Management Centre of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka Background : A severe landslide ocured in Meriyabeda area in Kotabathma Grama Niladhari division in Haldumula Divisional Secretariat Division in Badula District on 29th October 204 ...
Sri Lanka: Strategies to addres the needs of th... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: Disaster Management Centre of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka Background : A severe landslide ocured in Meriyabeda area in Kotabathma Grama Niladhari division in Haldumula Divisional Secretariat Division in Badula District on 29th October 204 ...
Sri Lanka: Government takes full responsibility... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka The government has decided to accept the responsibility for the 75 children who had lost their parents due to Koslanda landslide, Minister of Mass Media and Information and Cabinet Spokesman Keheliya ...
Sri Lanka: Govt. strong enough to take care of ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka Government was capable of taking care of people affected by the Koslanda landslide and there was no need for foreign assistance or aids, Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said in Parliament ...
Sri Lanka: Pakistan Offers Assistance to the Sr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: Government of PakistanCountry: Pakistan, Sri Lanka The High Commissioner of Pakistan, HE Maj Gen ® Qasim Qureshi along with the entire staff of the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka express their deep sympathy and grief on the tragic loss ...
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More than 100 killed in Sri Lanka landslide [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 30 2014]
Rescue underway for nine workers buried alive i... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 29 2014]
Deadly floods and landslides hit south-west China [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 02 2014]
Abe tours landslide ravaged Hiroshima [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 25 2014]
Rain hampers landslide rescue in Japan [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 22 2014]
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