Accident in Coca Codo Sinclair project leaves 13 dead

At least 13 people died on December 13 in an accident in in the front roundhouse of the Coca Codo Sinclair project in the province of Sucumbios. The accident was caused by a landslide in the pressure well No.1 of the powerhouse of the Coca Codo Sinclair project. According to...

Landslide in Sri Lanka leaves 200 trapped

On Thursday, rescue crews continue with operations to find 200 people still missing after a landslide occurred last Wednesday in southern Sri Lanka where six bodies were recovered. According to the military coordinator of the National Disaster Management Centre, SMH Imaduwage,...

At least seven dead in landslide in a rural area of ​​Mexico

“With deep sorrow I inform that they have found three (more) dead bodies following the disaster in Huehuetlán and now the number of deaths is seven,” said the governor of Puebla, Rafael Moreno, after a tour around that area. The last three victims, two children and a...

Landslide in an illegal mine from Colombia kills 3 and traps 15

This Friday the National Mining Agency (ANM), reported that at least three people died after a landslide hit an illegal gold mine in the department of Cauca, West Colombia, while another 15 remain missing with little hope of being rescued in time. “It is impossible they are...

Mining tragedy in Ponce Enriquez

Seven dead and at least 15 injured is the result of a landslide that occurred today on the mining camp “Pueblo Nuevo” in the city Ponce Enriquez, Azuay Province, south of the country. However, the number of victims could change since there’s there no official...

Floods in Philippines leave 49 Dead

Forty nine people died after the heavy rains flooded Manila, Philippines, and more than 2 million people in Metro Manila and several Luzon provinces were affected by the heavy rains. According to the National Disaster Risk Resolution and Management Council (NDRRMC) stated that...

Families in Manabi are Being Evacuated

Until last night more than 50 families of the communities of Coaque and near the parish of Atahualpa were relocated in a shelter in the geriatric center of Pedernales. This precautionary measure was taken after the landslide caused by the strong rains that affected the community...