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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Dozens die in Colombia mudslide

    Dozens die in Colombia mudslide
    An avalanche of mud and debris roared through an alpine town in western Colombia before dawn Monday, killing at least 58 people in a flash flood and mudslide triggered by heavy rains. Residents were stirred from bed in the dead of the night by a loud...
  • Flood, mudslide sweep away homes in Colombia, killing 52

    An avalanche of mud and debris roared over an alpine town in western Colombia before dawn Monday, killing at least 52 people in a flash flood and mudslide triggered by heavy rains. Residents were stirred from bed in the dead of the night by a loud...
  • Some with Carroll ties walk Nepal's road to recovery from earthquakes

    Some with Carroll ties walk Nepal's road to recovery from earthquakes
    It was turbulence — Lauren Pauls knew that. But after enduring a major earthquake, as well as aftershocks and a second major earthquake just hours before take-off, every time her May 12 flight from Nepal to Maryland hit a rough patch of air, she had...
  • Five Questions for Under Armour's Nick Cienski

    Five Questions for Under Armour's Nick Cienski
    Nick Cienski and his six-person team arrived at Mount Everest base camp in Nepal early last month to acclimate themselves for a difficult and unique climbing expedition, one designed to break a world record and raise money to help put a stop to human...
  • Thousands spend night outdoors as death toll rises in Nepal

    Thousands spend night outdoors as death toll rises in Nepal
    Thousands of fear-stricken people spent the night outdoors after a new earthquake killed dozens of people and spread more misery in Nepal, which is still reeling from a devastating quake that killed more than 8,000 nearly three weeks ago. A U.S....
  • Second earthquake strikes Nepal

    Second earthquake strikes Nepal
    Jen Hardy was distributing supplies Tuesday in a remote area of Nepal for Catholic Relief Services when the ground began shaking again. Nearby buildings collapsed. Hardy was in a mango grove, where the danger was less. An elderly woman near her burst...
  • Evanston pair's Nepal trek took them to heart of devastation

    Evanston pair's Nepal trek took them to heart of devastation
    On the morning of April 25, Evanston residents Heidi Hoppe and Jay Twery were part of a trekking group that had been hiking six days and had already made it about two thirds of the way to the Mount Everest Base Camp, their ultimate destination....
  • Another Major Quake Hits Nepal, Killing At Least 4 And Toppling Damaged Buildings

    Another Major Quake Hits Nepal, Killing At Least 4 And Toppling Damaged Buildings
    KATHMANDU, Nepal — A major earthquake hit a remote mountainous region of Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least four people, triggering landslides and toppling buildings less than three weeks after the country was ravaged by its worst quake in decades....
  • Luck and tainted food -- a California pair's recipe for survival in Nepal

    Luck and tainted food -- a California pair's recipe for survival in Nepal
    Andrew and Jennifer Maiorana might owe everything to a questionable chicken leg. Not long after consuming the vacuum-packed, blood-red leg procured from a market in northeastern Nepal, Andrew Maiorana, a 33-year-old from San Francisco, fell violently...
  • Nepal quake: 52 bodies found in remote valley where trekkers missing

    Nepal quake: 52 bodies found in remote valley where trekkers missing
    Nepali officials said Monday that 52 dead bodies have been found in a remote valley where scores of Nepali and foreign trekkers had gone missing in an avalanche following the massive April 25 earthquake. Seven of the bodies retrieved by search teams...
  • Nepal quake victims fear government won't help much, if history is guide

    Nepal quake victims fear government won't help much, if history is guide
    In August, after heavy monsoon rains triggered a landslide that obliterated this village and killed 156 people, Nepalese authorities promised to resettle the survivors and provide them financial aid from a new relief fund. Those promises had yet to be...