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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 ...
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- 1 day ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Sri Lankan residents stand at the site of a landslide caused by heavy monsoon rains in Koslanda village in central Sri Lanka. -AFP Photo

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Flood, Mudslide Threat Returns to Sri Lanka, India

AccuWeather.com: Nearly a month after a deadly mudslide struck central Sri Lanka, the danger is returning this week. A slow-moving tropical disturbance will be responsible for expanding torrential rain across Sri Lanka and to southeastern India through Thursday. The ...

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Sri Lankan residents stand at the site of a landslide caused by heavy monsoon rains in Koslanda village in central Sri Lanka. -AFP Photo

10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said.

Prather Road Reopens Following Mudslide

Centralia Chronicle: A section of Prather Road in South Thurston County that was heavily damaged after a February mudslide reopened at noon Friday. On Feb. 18, a section of the road near Grunenfelder Road Southwest was closed after heavy rains caused a steep hillside to ...

Mudslide mitigation costs concern No. Salt Lake officials

Standard-Examiner: NORTH SALT LAKE — City officials are expected to outline a mitigation plan dealing with an August mudslide that crushed one home and forced evacuation of a neighborhood, and there are some initial concerns the proposal could cost the city millions of ...

Mudslide Surrounds Glendora Home During Overnight Storm

Mudslides, thunder and lightning, and hail storms were reported overnight as the fall storm moved through the region. The storm dropped much-needed rain across parts of the region Thursday night and into early Friday morning, but left at least one home ...

Mudslide strikes home in California area that saw wildfire this year

Reuters: The mudslide in Glendora occurred before dawn, overtopping a retaining wall the owners of the house built in their backyard and leaving a 4-foot-tall pile of mud resting against the back of the house and its garage, Los Angeles County Fire Department ...

Heavy Rainfall Brings Mudslides and Hail to San Gabriel Valley

KTLA: The mudslide left a huge mess in a San Gabriel Mountain foothill neighborhood within the area still recovering from the nearly 2,000-acre Colby Fire, which occurred in January. “Those hills just unloaded mud like crazy,” said Arthur Ludwick, president ...

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Mudslide on Highway 31 expected to cause another closure Tuesday

An early morning mudslide closed down northbound lanes of Highway 31 in Hoover from Data Drive to John Hawkins Parkway for much of the day. Both northbound lanes of traffic are expected to be open through Monday night. Tuesday, a closure is ...

Mudslide on Highway 31 expected cause another closure Tuesday

An early morning mudslide closed down northbound lanes of Highway 31 in Hoover from Data Drive to John Hawkins Parkway for much of the day. Both northbound lanes of traffic are expected to be open through Monday night. Tuesday, a closure is ...

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Rights group blames landowners for causing Camerons mudslide

Migrant workers' advocacy group Tenaganita placed the blame on landowners for causing the mudslide in Cameron Highlands. – Pic courtesy of Malaysia's Fire and Rescue Department, November 11, 2014.Illegal immigrants should not be blamed for ...

Mudslide panel to update Legislature on findings

HeraldNet: Gov. Jay Inslee and Snohomish County Executive John Lovick created the commission following the March mudslide in which 43 people perished. Its tasks include establishing a timeline of events and conducting a review of the emergency response ...

Mudslide in California prompts the evacuation of some residents in

(CNN) — A California mudslide prompted the evacuation of 11 homes in Ventura County, about an hour north of Los Angeles. Heavy rain saturated the area Friday night about three hours before the mudslide occurred.

More Rain Hinders Rescue Efforts From Deadly Mudslide in Sri

A deadly mudslide struck central Sri Lanka on Wednesday after days of rain soaked the nation.

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Palanivel asked to quit in wake of mudslide tragedy

Free Malaysia Today: The Sultan was expressing his outrage that over-development in the temperate zone in the Main Range resulted in the devastating mudslides recently which took the lives of five people. “We in MIC have long suspected that Palanivel has been suffering ...

Casualties in Afghanistan mudslide exaggerated: Officials

Press TV: The death toll from two huge mudslides that covered Ab Barik village in the Argo district of Badakhshan Province on May 2 reached around 100, not the 2,000 as estimated earlier, said Jamil Danesh, spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Rehabilitation and ...

'Nova' episode examines causes of Oso mudslide

HeraldNet: OSO — Eight months after a landslide tore into this unsuspecting community, researchers have a fairly good idea what caused the hill to fail in such a spectacular and deadly manner. The slope has been susceptible to landslides for centuries, and an ...

Mudslide on Genting road

The Sun Daily: Meanwhile, in PETALING JAYA, Genting Malaysia Berhad (GENM) has assured that traffic flow on the Genting Highlands road is expected to return to normal by tomorrow following a mudslide this morning. GENM said the incident occurred along an unused ...

Better response to disasters needed, panel on Oso told

OLYMPIA — Communities ripped asunder by the Oso mudslide are recovering, one tough day at a time. And state resources are still very much needed by families and businesses coping with the emotional and financial toll of the deadly March 22 landslide, civic leaders told a state Senate panel Thursday.

Rights group blames landowners for causing Camerons mudslide

Illegal immigrants should not be blamed for unlawful land clearing in Cameron Highlands, a migrant workers' rights group said today, decrying the ease with which authorities have blamed a vulnerable group of people instead of going after landowners whom it called the "real culprits". Tenaganita advisor Aegil Fernandez told The Malaysian...

Cameron Highlands a tragedy long before Palanivel

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and his deputy, Muhyiddin Yassin, are taking Cameron Highlands more seriously in the wake of the mudslide tragedy and five deaths.

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