People are choosing to walk across the fallen section of the Marikina-Infanta Road despite warnings of further possible landslides rather than risk isolation
MANILA, Philippines (Dec. 29, 2015) — More than a week after Typhoon Nona (international name Melor) hit the country, a section of the Marikina-Infanta Road – also known as Marcos Highway or Marifanta Road – remains impassable because of a landslide.
The disaster is caused by the improper storage of waste from construction sites, according to the official newspaper of the Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources
BEIJING, China (Dec. 25, 2015) — A landslide last week that killed seven and has left dozens missing was an “industrial safety accident” rather than a geological disaster, a Chinese cabinet investigation found, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday, December 25.
There are still 81 people unaccounted for nearly two days after the disaster hit, state broadcaster CCTV reports
SHENZEN, China (Dec. 22, 2015) — Rescuers searching a Chinese industrial park swamped by a weekend landslide recovered the first body Tuesday, December 22, as hopes faded for dozens of people still missing in the mud.
The landslide, caused by the collapse of a vast soil dumpsite, buried 33 factory and residential buildings
SHENZHEN, China (Dec. 21, 2015) — Rescuers raced late Monday, December 21, to try to save victims of a huge China landslide which left 85 people missing after signs of life were detected under a sea of mud, state media said.