Landslides and mudslides

FILE- In this Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, volunteers handle a coffin during a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday, Aug. 20 in memory of the more than 450 people who were killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week. (AP Photo/Manika Kamara, file)
August 20, 2017 - 1:16 pm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of those killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week, as hospital officials announced the toll had risen to nearly 500 bodies collected. More than 600 people remain missing and rescue officials...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Aug.15, 2017 file photo, volunteers search for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown. Survivors picking through the debris of Sierra Leone's deadly mudslides are facing the reality that most, if not all, of the estimated 600 people missing are dead. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara, File)
August 20, 2017 - 10:09 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of the more than 450 people who were killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week. More than 600 people remain missing and rescue officials have warned that the chances of finding survivors are...
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Volunteers handle a coffin during a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The government has begun burying the 350 people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate. (AP Photo/ Kabba Kargbo)
August 19, 2017 - 6:45 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Survivors picking through the debris of Sierra Leone's deadly mudslides are facing the reality that most, if not all, of the estimated 600 people missing are dead. The death toll is already above 450 from the flooding and mudslides in the capital, Freetown, early...
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Volunteers bury coffins during a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The government has begun burying the hundreds of people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate. (AP Photo/Manika Kamara)
August 18, 2017 - 2:34 pm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Rescue officials in Sierra Leone warned Friday that the chances of finding survivors in the debris of this week's mudslides "are getting smaller every day," as bereaved and homeless survivors faced the magnitude of all they have lost. Burials and rescue efforts pressed...
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Volunteers bury coffins during a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The government has begun burying the hundreds of people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate. (AP Photo/Manika Kamara)
August 18, 2017 - 5:55 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — More than 400 bodies have been pulled from the debris of Sierra Leone's mudslides as burials and recovery efforts pressed on Friday amid the threat of further disaster. The U.N. humanitarian agency put the death toll at 409 after the flooding and mudslides in the West...
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Volunteers bury coffins during a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The government has begun burying the hundreds of people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate. (AP Photo/Manika Kamara)
August 18, 2017 - 4:43 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — More than 400 bodies have been pulled from the debris of Sierra Leone's mudslides as burials and recovery efforts pressed on Friday amid the threat of further disaster. The U.N. humanitarian agency put the death toll at 409 after the flooding and mudslides in the West...
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Family of victims of heavy flooding and mudslides that killed more than 300 people in Regent wait to identify their bodies at Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. The death toll is expected to rise as search efforts continue, and the risk of further mudslides remains. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)
August 17, 2017 - 1:27 pm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The government has begun burying the 350 people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate. Another 600 people remained...
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Family of victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent wait to identify their bodies at Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Family members lined up in the pouring rain to identify their loved ones’ remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that killed more than 300 people. The death toll is expected to rise as search efforts continue, and the risk of further mudslides remains. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)
August 17, 2017 - 8:33 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Burials continued Thursday for the hundreds of victims of deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital as the threat of more rain and further landslides loomed, hurting recovery efforts. Queen Elizabeth II expressed her sadness over the disaster that has killed more than...
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Family of victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent wait to identify their bodies at Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Family members lined up in the pouring rain to identify their loved ones’ remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that killed more than 300 people. The death toll is expected to rise as search efforts continue, and the risk of further mudslides remains. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)
August 17, 2017 - 7:00 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Mass burials continued Thursday for the hundreds of victims of deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital as the threat of more rain loomed, hurting recovery efforts. Queen Elizabeth II expressed her sadness over the disaster that has killed more than 300 people. Some...
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Family of victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent wait to identify their bodies at Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Family members lined up in the pouring rain to identify their loved ones’ remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that killed more than 300 people. The death toll is expected to rise as search efforts continue, and the risk of further mudslides remains. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)
August 17, 2017 - 6:33 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Mass burials were set to begin Thursday for the hundreds of victims of deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital as the threat of more rain loomed. Queen Elizabeth II expressed her sadness over the disaster that has killed more than 300 people. Some 600 are thought to...
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