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17/02/2006 A massive mudslide in Southern Leyte, Philippines

Philippine province of Southern Leyte suffered from a massive rock slide-debris avalanche. The disaster followed a 10-day period of heavy rains and a minor earthquake. The landslide buried Guinsaugon village in the township of Saint Bernard, causing widespread damage and claiming the lives of 1,126 people staying in the area.


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  • May 2006 mudslide