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Newborn among 7 dead in landslide on Italy’s Ischia island

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The death toll from Saturday's landslide on the Gulf of Naples island of Ischia rose to eight on Monday. Five people are injured and 230 are homeless after a massiveavalanche of mud and debris hit the town of Casamicciola Terme. The disaster has raised questions about buildings being constructed in areas at a high risk of flooding andlandslides.
Published 2 months ago · Ischia, Italy

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Illegal building blamed as Ischia landslide death toll rises

Experts and activists said the construction of illegal buildings increased the risks from natural disasters on the Italian island of Ischia as the death toll from a landslide caused by torrential rain rose to eight on Monday, including a baby.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Calls for crackdown on construction in Italy after Ischia disaster

Officials warned last year more than 90% of municipalities were at risk from landslides, floods and erosionThere have been calls to limit and crack down on legal and illegal construction in Italy after the head of the country’s civil protection office said more than 90% of Italian municipalities were at risk from landslides and other natural disasters.Fabrizio Curcio made the comments in an interview with La Stampa after travelling to the southe…

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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7 dead, including newborn, after landslide on Italy’s Ischia island - National

The other victims were identified as the infant boy's parents, a 5-year-old girl and her 11-year-old brother, a 31-year-old island resident and a Bulgarian tourist.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Newborn among 7 dead in landslide on Italy's Ischia island

MILAN (AP) — Search teams have recovered seven dead, including a 3-week-old infant and a pair of young siblings, buried in mud and debris that hurtled down a mountainside and through a densely populated port city on the resort island of Ischia, officials said Sunday.

2 months ago·United States
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Landslide on Italian island of Ischia kills at least 8

At least eight people have been confirmed dead after a landslide hit the Italian island of Ischia on Saturday, damaging buildings and obliterating transport infrastructure in its wake.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Seven bodies found in mud and debris after landslide on Italian island

Italian search teams have recovered the bodies of seven people, including a three-week-old baby and a pair of young siblings, who were buried in mud and debris that hurtled down a mountainside and through a city on the resort island of Ischia.

2 months ago·Ireland
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