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UNDP launches Regional Report: 'Leveraging Change for Better Lives'

The Jet Newspaper: For example, UNDP support for the government of India has helped create 40 million jobs, its partnership with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) led to the production of 15,000 zero-emission electric cars in Sri Lanka, and its work with local ...


Town to shore up Meridian Street hillside to prevent another mudslide

The Recorder: GREENFIELD — The town is about to shore up the steep hillside portion of Green River Cemetery, which will help prevent a repeat of the 2011 Meridian Street mudslide. Alan Twarog, the town's assistant engineer, said Greenfield will use a $162,850 ...

Judge sets limits in civil case over deadly Oso mudslide

Q13 FOX: OSO, Wash. (AP) — A King County Superior Court judge is considering which claims can be brought in a civil trial that will explore whether anyone should be held responsible for the deadly Oso mudslide. The Daily Herald reports that Judge Roger Rogoff ...

Several houses swept away in mudslide in the Mizoram town of Phullen

The Indian Express: At least three houses have been swept away by a mudslide and several others vacated in a north-eastern Mizoram town, an official said Wednesday, the latest in several weather-related incidents that have damaged property and caused hardship in the ...

WSDOT to fix train tracks before mudslide season begins Once we get heavy rains for about two weeks, rail commuters go on mudslide watch. The first slide to close train tracks between Everett and Seattle last year was around Thanksgiving. There have been more than 200 landslides that have blocked the tracks ...

Typhoon Goni hits Japan; Miners buried in mudslide among 15 dead in Philippines Landslides killed at least 12 people in the hard-hit mountain province of Benguet, including four gold miners who were pulled out of a huge mudslide that buried three work camps. A dozen miners remain missing and more than 100 policemen and fellow ...

Typhoon Goni Causes Mudslides While Devastating The Philippines, Killing At

Typhoon Goni finished tearing through the Philippines Sunday with winds as great as 105 mph, killing at least 15 people as it triggered mudslides in the country's northern reaches, the Associated Press reported. Miners and police continue to dig ...

Mudslide cut off Nagaland-Manipur road

Nagaland Post: A private blue hill bus and an excavator belonging to BRO stuck in the mudslide gradually went down in the mudslide and only small parts could be seen. Southern Angami Youth Organization (SAYO) general secretary Neiba Bio in an appeal, informed this ...

Alaska mudslide victim from Concordia; 2 other victims ID'd as brothers

WIBW: Sitka City Administrator Mark Gorman stands in front of a house on Kramer Avenue as contractors and other search members look in the area where city building inspector William Stortz was last seen Tuesday when a landslide hit, in Sitka, Alaska ...


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Woodland Hills neighbors lead cleanup effort after mudslide WOODLAND HILLS, Utah County — An army of volunteers organized into districts shoveled mud and operated machinery to clean up the mess left by the river of mud that smacked down on a neighborhood here Thursday, impacting three homes and severely ...

Homes evacuated as precaution after mudslide in Utah County UTAH COUNTY — Authorities are evacuating residents as a precaution after a mudslide damaged a few homes in Woodland Hills overnight. Officials said they evacuated six to eight homes in the area just to be safe. Lt. Tom Hodgson of the Utah County ...

Mudslide damages one home in Woodland Hills WOODLAND HILLS — Residents of at least five houses were evacuated Thursday night following a mudslide in Woodland Hills. Nobody was injured but at least one home was damaged, said Utah County Sheriff's Lt. Erik Knutzen. Police also closed Skylake ...


Former Lewiston writer survives deadly Alaskan mudslide

Lewiston Sun Journal: They made a couple of attempts to go back, but the mudslide started moving again. Longtin called 911. As of Thursday, Stortz was not accounted for. The area has had landslides before, but Tuesday's, Longtin estimated, was 10 times worse than others.

Community cleans up after mudslide

Good4Utah: WOODLAND HILLS, Utah (ABC 4 News) Mud slides on Thursday displaced fourteen families from their homes. WOODLAND HILLS, (ABC 4 News) Mud slides on Thursday displaced fourteen families from their homes. Saturday, the community came out in ...

County public works and WSDOT win award for post-mudslide road rebuild

OSO — The agencies that hurried to rebuild Highway 530 after the deadly mudslide here, which isolated Darrington from the rest of Snohomish County, are receiving national recognition for their work.

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