The Police in Jigawa State on Monday said two persons, Mati Bako, 17, and Tanimu Kwalle, 25, had been killed by landslide.

This disaster management research roadmap for the ASEAN region was created in the hopes that it will guide the process of achieving the goal of becoming a global leader on disaster risk management (DRM) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) by 2025.

Six people died in a landslide that occurred at Illela-Kalmalo village of Illela Local Government Area of Sokoto State, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Many cities are already demonstrating their commitments to a more sustainable future and there are many excellent examples of green urban development, according to a new FAO publication called "Forests and sustainable cities - Inspiring stories from around the world" launched on the occasion of the International Day of Forests.

At least 17 people are dead on Madagascar after a tropical cyclone struck the Indian Ocean island nation at the weekend.

Regent - Francis Kanu's face darkens as he remembers the day of Sierra Leone's deadly mudslide last August, and the months that followed waiting for government assistance that never came.

The Arusha Regional Police Commander, Charles Mkumbo, confirmed the incident yesterday, saying the bodies of the deceased had been taken to the regional Mount Meru Hospital for preservation.

Nainital: The Uttarakhand high court on Wednesday asked the state government to file its reply on the formation of a lake in Gaumukh, due to landslides in October and December, by February 16.

Landslide displacement prediction is one of the focuses of landslide research. In this paper, time series analysis was used to decompose the cumulative displacement of landslide into a trend component and a periodic component. Then LSSVM model and GA were used to predict landslide displacement. The results show that the GA-LSSVM model can be effectively used to predict landslide displacement and reflect the corresponding relationships between the major influencing factors and the displacement.

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tropical cyclone killed 19 people on the Indonesian island of Java, officials said on Wednesday, with most of the victims caught under a landslide.

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