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Kerala flood: Engineering students develop power banks for victims

As Kerala reels under the deluge caused by incessant rain and landslide, people from different walks of life have come forward to extend help to the lakhs of affected people. However, a group of students who have developed temporary power banks, has managed to stand out. Amid the pouring aid, ‘Inspire’, an organization of engineering […]

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Landslide kills at least 32 in Ethiopia

Landslides caused by heavy rain killed at least 32 people in southern Ethiopia over the weekend, the government said on Monday. The Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) said nine people died in the Gamo Gofa zone, with 17 injured. The state-affiliated Fana Broadcast Corporate on Sunday reported that 23 people were killed in a landslide […]

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Rwandan citizens ordered to repair drainage channels after heavy downpour killed 18.

Rwanda’s minister for disaster management and refugees has urged citizens in disaster prone areas to to dig holes retaining rain water around their houses in order to mitigate loss and damage from heavy rains and mudslides. The minister was visiting and condoling with residents of Gasabo district where up to eight people died due to […]

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At least eight killed in Indonesia landslide

Eight miners were killed and at least three more were missing following a landslide Monday on the slopes of a volcano on the Indonesian island of Java, officials said. An avalanche of sand and rock cascaded down the slopes of Mount Merapi in Central Java about 10:00 am, burying a group of miners digging through […]

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