Showing posts with label Colombia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Colombia. Show all posts

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast

An explosion at an illegal coal mine in central Colombia killed at least eight people, as rescuers scrambled to find five others still missing, authorities said Saturday, updating earlier figures.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Colombian landslide kills 17, seven missing

Colombian officials said at least 17 people died after a landslide in the city of Manizales, where rescue efforts were inhibited by ongoing rain.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

13 dead in Colombia landslides

At least 13 people are confirmed dead Wednesday and 20 others missing after heavy rains have caused landslides in Manizales.

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Death toll from Colombia mudslides climbs to 314, recovery work begins

The death toll from flooding and mudslides in the southern Colombian city of Mocoa climbed to 314 on Saturday with 106 people missing, local authorities said on a day when Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited the disaster area to see how the humanitarian and infrastructure work was going.

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Death Toll of Massive Landslide in Colombia Rises to 254, President Santos Says

The death toll of massive landslide that in Colombia continues to grow, with country's President Juan Manuel Santos announcing that over 250 people were killed.

Saturday, April 01, 2017

24 dead after river overflows, destroying homes in Colombia

Authorities say 24 people are dead after a river overflowed in Colombia, triggering an avalanche of water that destroyed homes and killed people in their sleep.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Chile's 'most brutal fire in history' kills six

Chile's Ministry of Interior and Public Safety said at least six people have died in fires that have consumed nearly 1,000 square miles of forest.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Colombia landslide barrels onto highway; 6 dead, over dozen missing

At least six people died on a highway leading to Colombia's city of Medellin after a landslide barreled onto the road due to heavy rain, officials said.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Colombia Reports 5,000 Zika Cases in First Weeks of 2016

Since the Zika virus outbreak struck Colombia in October last year, over 16,000 clinically and laboratory confirmed and suspected cases have been reported by health authorities. During the first weeks of 2016, over 5,000 confirmed and suspected cases have been recorded.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Colombia, Norway gear up to tackle tropical deforestation

Colombian and Norwegian leaders on Tuesday urge world leaders to make tackling tropical deforestation a top priority in the lead-up to the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris late this year, the Office of the Norwegian Prime Minister said in a statement.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Rescue nears completion in Colombia landslide disaster

Colombia's disaster response service said Wednesday search and rescue operations in the central municipality of Salgar are being wrapped up after a massive landslide hit the area and killed 83 people earlier this week.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Σπίτια απο ελαστικά αυτοκινήτων (old tires into green housing)

Καινοτόμα υλικά αναζητούνται διαρκώς σε ό,τι αφορά την κατασκευή κατοικιών, καθώς η ανθρωπότητα αναζητεί νέες λύσεις με έμφαση στη λιγότερη δυνατή επιβάρυνση του περιβάλλοντος.

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