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Rescuers retrieved three more bodies from a landslide that buried part of an illegal gold-mining site in the southern Philippines, raising the death toll to 31, officials said Sunday. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said
Liza Mazo. "We think this (death toll) will go higher because the bulldozers are there now," said national civil defence head Benito Ramos, as searchers continued to dig through the mountain in the island of Mindanao...Ramos said heavy rains that had
ComVal landslide fatalities January 7, 2012 9:47am At least 14 more of the 25 fatalities from a killer landslide at a mining area in Compostela Valley last Thursday have been identified, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council
00 The Philippine government has ordered the shutdown of gold-mining tunnels in the country's south after a deadly landslide left at least 31 people dead and up to 150 more missing. Mines that sit in the danger zone will be ordered shut, and the
A landslide struck through a small-scale gold mining site in Pantukan, Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012. The said landslide buried a 7,500-square-metre (81,000-square-foot) area. According to
Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say they have resumed the search for victims of a landslide that killed more than 20 people at a remote gold mining area, but that they are uncertain how many more remained buried in the rubble.
In late 2011, Mindanao was struck with flashfloods which ravaged the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan. Those events has left the country with thousands dead, thousands more missing and millions of property damage.
January 5, 2012 A landslide killed least 25 people and left more than 150 missing in the Philippines on the southern island of Mindanao, officials said on Thursday. The mountain itself was already sending a warning with falling rocks. That's why we
Philippines (AP) Philippine officials say a landslide in the southern Mindanao region has killed at least 25 people and that more than 100 others remain buried in the rubble. Compostela Valley provincial Gov. Arturo Uy says the landslide hit a small-