Dry land movement - number of global deaths up to 2016

Number of deaths globally due to major dry disasters - landslides, avalanches or rockfalls - between 1900 and 2016*

Dry land movement - number of global deaths up to 2016 This statistics shows the number of deaths globally caused by "dry disasters" such as landslides or rock falls from 1900 to 2016*. In January 1962, total 2,000 people died as a result of a landslide in Peru.
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Number of deaths globally due to major dry disasters - landslides, avalanches or rockfalls - between 1900 and 2016*

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Number of deaths
Landslide in Peru
(January 10, 1962)
2,000
Landslide in the Philippines
(October 21, 1985)
300
Landslide in China
(March 7, 1983)
277
Rockslide in Turkey
(January 1, 1992)
261
Rockfall in Colombia
(July 28, 1983)
160
Landslide in Nepal
(August 10, 1963)
150
Landslide in Indonesia
(May 4, 1987)
131
Rockslide in Afghanistan
(March 1993)
100
Rockfall in Egypt
(September 6, 2008)
98
Rockfall in Canada
(April 29, 1903)
76
Number of deaths
Landslide in Peru
(January 10, 1962)
2,000
Landslide in the Philippines
(October 21, 1985)
300
Landslide in China
(March 7, 1983)
277
Rockslide in Turkey
(January 1, 1992)
261
Rockfall in Colombia
(July 28, 1983)
160
Landslide in Nepal
(August 10, 1963)
150
Landslide in Indonesia
(May 4, 1987)
131
Rockslide in Afghanistan
(March 1993)
100
Rockfall in Egypt
(September 6, 2008)
98
Rockfall in Canada
(April 29, 1903)
76
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This statistics shows the number of deaths globally caused by "dry disasters" such as landslides or rock falls from 1900 to 2016*. In January 1962, total 2,000 people died as a result of a landslide in Peru.
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