landslides in the philippines

there have been many deadly landslides in the philippines in recent years

LIST: Deadly landslides in the Philippines

Almost all of these major disasters in the last two decades happened in the midst of heavy rain that loosened the soil in landslide-prone areas — (MANILA, Philippines) Landslides are not uncommon in the Philippines. In mountainous areas, heavy rainfall have often triggered landslides in the past. How prone are we to landslides and what …

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Itogon landslides: ‘We still consider this a rescue operation’

‘Naniniwala tayo na baka may survivor pa,’ says Presidential Political Adviser Francis Tolentino — (MANILA, Philippines) It has been 4 days since Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) triggered landslides in Itogon, Benguet on Saturday morning, September 15, leaving at least 46 dead and 60 missing. In Barangay Ucab, where a major landslide occurred, authorities are still hoping …

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