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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Landslides

    Downslope movements of soil and and/or rock resulting from natural phenomena or man made actions. These can be secondary effects of severe storms, VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS and EARTHQUAKES.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of landslides in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of landslides in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Van Dam:

    That leaves open all kinds of possibilities -- more flooding, and the possibility of landslides and mudslides.

  2. Azizullah Chitrali:

    I steer (them) to protect our communities and their livelihoods from any potential glacial lake flood threat or other disasters like landslides or earthquakes that could occur at any time.

  3. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    There are destructive winds, rain, flooding, landslides, sea surges and very rough seas and the storm is exceedingly destructive there, we are still assessing the situation, but we stand ready to assist.

  4. Matt Darvas:

    Villages like this are routinely affected by landslides, and it's not uncommon for entire villages of 200, 300, up to 1,000 people to be completely buried by rock falls, it will likely be helicopter access only.

  5. Angelique Hilaire:

    I can't afford to rent anywhere else, every time it rains I pray to God for it to stop. But what can I do ? Even a short downpour can leave the capital flooded as piles of rubbish on the streets and debris filled canals block drains, which exacerbates flooding. Natural disasters linked to climate change will only get more frequent and extreme in the future, experts say. Decades of deforestation have left Haiti even more exposed to natural disasters, with less than three percent of its original forest cover still intact, according to the UNDP. This causes soil erosion and reduces the ability of soil to retain water, making Haiti more vulnerable to flooding and landslides. During heavy rainfall, there are few trees to stop water washing down the bare mountains. While 5.5 million tree seedlings have been planted in Haiti by the UNDP since 2010, not enough has been done to stop people cutting down trees in the first place. Selling charcoal, which comes from burning wood, is used for cooking and is a key source of income for many Haitians living in the countryside. .

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