Philippines: Landslide - Jan 2010

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On 1 Jan 2010, a landslide due to continuous heavy rains occurred in Valencia, Cagdianao, Province of Dinagat Islands (Philippines). A total of 100 families / 925 persons were affected. (Government of the Philippines, 5 Jan 2010)

Continuous heavy rains was experienced in CARAGA Region from 14 Jan 2010 to 17 Jan 2010, due to the prevailing Low Pressure Area (LPA) affecting Eastern Mindanao. Weather disturbance triggered flooding and landslides in the provinces of Agusan del Nore, Agusan del Sur, and Surigaa del Norte Dinagat Island. A total of 8,250 families or 40,198 persons were affected in 31 barangays of six municipalities of the above provinces. (Government of the Philippines, 18 Jan 2010)

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