Global & Disaster Medicine

Archive for the ‘Avalanche’ Category

Italian avalanche: At least 10 people have been pulled out alive including a plucky 6-year-old who just wanted her favorite cookies. 



Breaking News: Two people buried in an avalanche-hit Italian mountain hotel have been rescued, while another four survivors are still inside


So far only three bodies have been recovered, with reports of a fourth, and two people saved from the 4-star Hotel Rigopiano after earthquakes in the central Italian Abruzzo region appear to have caused the avalanche.

Washington Post


After 4 earthquakes struck the Abruzzi region near Rome, an avalanche has buried a mountainside hotel with up to 30 people missing.

NY Times


1/10/1962: An avalanche on the slopes of an extinct volcano kills more than 4,000 people in Peru


At the Intersection of Coastal Peru and a Cloud Bank



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