Cebu City landslide: 35 families evacuated to safer place

Futch Anthony Inso 06/26/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Around 35 families were evacuated after a landslide hit their homes Tuesday in Sitio Upper Laguerta Tarcom, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City. The landslide happened on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, authorities said. According to…

Papua New Guinea landslide buries over 2,000 people – report

05/28/2024

PORT MORESBY — Papua New Guinea informed the UN on Monday that more than 2,000 people were buried in a massive landslide that swept over a remote village, according to a copy of the letter obtained by…

Davao de Oro landslide: Death toll rises to 98; over 5,300 in evacuation centers

Frinston Lim 02/17/2024

TAGUM CITY — Two bodies have been found by responders at a landslide-hit village in Maco town, Davao de Oro on Saturday, bringing the death toll of the Feb. 6 disaster to 98, local disaster officials said.…

MGB Exec: Davao de Oro town landslide due to natural causes

Luisa Cabato 02/11/2024

MANILA, Philippines —  The landslide in a Davao de Oro town mining village that left 27 people dead and 100 others missing was due to natural causes, an official from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB)  disclosed…

Miracle rescue: Child saved after 60 hours in landlslide-hit village in Davao de Oro

Agence France Presse 02/09/2024

The rescue of a child on Friday nearly 60 hours after a landslide hit a gold-mining village in the southern Philippines has been hailed as a “miracle” after searchers had given up hope of finding anyone alive.…

At least 7 killed, dozens missing in Mindanao mining landslide

Frinston Lim 02/08/2024

MACO, DAVAO DE ORO —Authorities here say seven people are dead and at least 40 others remain missing after a landslide in a gold mining village in this town. Mayette Bagaan and her husband, Robernant, were among…

China landslide buries 47 people 

01/22/2024

Beijing, China—Forty-seven people were buried when a landslide struck a remote and mountainous part of southwestern China on Monday, January 22, 2024, state media reported. The landslide took place at 5:51 am (2151 GMT Sunday) in Zhenxiong County,…

Landslide kills 16-year-old boy in Baguio

Vincent Cabreza 07/27/2023

BAGUIO CITY — A 16-year-old boy was killed by a landslide early Wednesday that buried him and his parents along Barangay Bakakeng Central as Typhoon Egay (Doksuri) dumped heavy rains and spawned strong winds. Rescuers managed to…

Colombia landslide kills at least 12 – Civil Defense

07/19/2023

BOGOTA—A landslide caused by heavy rains in a mountainous region of central Colombia killed at least 12 people on Tuesday and destroyed several houses, the country’s Civil Defense agency said. The landslide took place in Quetame, a…

One killed as heavy rain triggers landslides in Japan

07/10/2023

TOKYO — Torrential rain triggered landslides that killed at least one person and prompted authorities to order tens of thousands of people to leave their homes on Japan’s southwestern island of Kyushu on Monday. One woman in…

Landslide-affected residents in Brgy Sudlon II, Cebu City told by MGB-7 to relocate

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) has recommended the transfer of residents away from the landslide-affected area in Sitio Upper Cantipla, in Barangay Sudlon II, Cebu City. MGB-7’s recommendation was…

Landslides hit mountain barangays in Cebu City, 3 families rescued

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three families have been rescued when two separate landslides hit Barangays Guba and Pit-os in Cebu City past 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2023. In a phone interview, Harold Alcontin, head of…

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