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Death toll in southern Russia floods rises to 99

Saturday, July 7, 2012 Comments off

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The death toll from floods caused by heavy rains in Russia’s southern Krasnodar region has risen to 99 from 87, police said Saturday, as rescue workers discovered the bodies of more victims. Read more…

Brazil landslide death toll at 12

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Comments off

Landslide in Braziil. Photo: EPA   

The death toll from the mudslide which took place in the state of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil has risen to 12, with twenty more people reported missing.

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THAILAND:Thai flood death toll exceeds 800

Saturday, December 31, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news Dec. 31, 2011

Photo: EPA 

The death toll from Thailand’s six-month-long flooding has exceeded 800, local emergencies officials report.

Five provinces in the Bangkok area are still gripped by the disaster. Read more…

At least 38 dead in shipwreck off Cuba

Sunday, December 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 25, 2011

At least 38 people have been found dead in a Haitian shipwreck off Cuba.

The Cuban government said its coast guard discovered ship fragments floating 100 meters off Punta de Maisi in eastern Cuba on Saturday. Read more…

Cagayan de Oro:Philippine storm leaves over 1,000 dead or missing

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 20, 2011
“Philippine President Benigno Aquino visited the devastated northern city of Cagayan de Oro on Tuesday”


In the Philippines, casualties from the tropical storm that swept through the southern island of Mindanao have reached nearly 1,000. Read more…

Philippine flood deaths close to 700

Monday, December 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 19, 2011

Floods on Mindanao Island in the southern Philippines. Photo: AFP   

The known deaths in the wake of the flash floods on Mindanao Island in the southern Philippines are now at over 650 and counting. More than 800 people remain unaccounted for, and more than 100 thousand have had to leave their homes. Read more…

Colombia:37 dead in Colombia mudslide

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 8 ,2011

At least 37 people were killed by Saturday’s mudslide in Colombia. Rescue teams are still looking for survivors in Manisales, a town 165 km west of the capital Bogota. Read more…

Egypt bus accident kills 11

Monday, November 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 7 ,2011

A bus full of Hungarian tourists rolled over in eastern Egypt on Sunday, killing 11 people and injuring 27.

Egyptian police say the accident occurred on a highway in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, about 500 kilometers southeast of Cairo. They say the bus was on its way to an airport. Read more…

Thailand:Floods spread in Bangkok + Related Article

Thursday, November 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 3 ,2011

Floodwaters are spreading in the Thai capital of Bangkok, inundating more areas close to the city center. Read more…

Turkey:Quake toll in Van exceeds 500

Friday, October 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 28,2011
Man rescued 4 days after Turkey quake

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