Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka landslide rescue efforts hampered by rains

At least 37 people killed and over 350,000 affected after mudslides cover villages in worst-hit Kegalle district.


Devastating mudslide leaves 85 people missing in China

Rescuers search through dirt and debris as latest disaster throws spotlight on China's frequent industrial accidents.


Myanmar accident highlights dangers facing jade miners

Activists say "very weak" rules and "rush for profit" blight sector as disaster leaves at least 113 dead in Kachin.


Nearly 100 dead in Myanmar jade mine collapse

Dozens missing in one of the deadliest disasters to strike the country's shadowy jade industry.

Latin America

Death toll rises in Guatemala landslide

Hundreds of people are still missing but chances of survival are low after massive landslide killed at least 86 people.


Dozens feared dead in Afghanistan landslide

At least 52 missing and about 100 houses destroyed after mudslide hits Badakhshan province.