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The region of Plomari in Lesvos island was hit by rocksfalls that damaged houses on Saturday 24 of November 2018.

The Old Fort landslide, a mass movement that caused the evacuation of about 50 residences, was caused by a bedrock failure.

A retaining wall gave away causing a landslide and leaving a building hanging on a cliff before it finally collapsed in Istanbul's Beyoglu district.

Friday, 03 August 2018 01:00

Laos dam collapse: Floods into Cambodia

A part of a hydroelectric dam system under construction in southeast Laos's Champasak Province, collapsed on 23 July 2018, leading to widespread destruction and homelessness among the local population.

Heavy rains triggered the collapse of a wall in Mumbai's Wadala East, forcing over 200 residents to vacate their flats and burring at least six cars.

Thursday, 05 July 2018 01:00

Risk of Dam collapse hangs in Colombia

The 225 m high Hindroituango Dam on Cauca River in Colombia faces emergency situation since April, and collapse of the dam is one of the likely possibilities.

About 70,000 people in northwestern Puerto Rico were ordered to evacuate on Friday, September 21, after Hurricane Maria caused damage to the Guajataca Dam, putting it in the imminent danger of collapse.

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