Uzbek authorities on Sunday launched a criminal probe after a major dam burst, prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands of people from flooded homes there and in Kazakhstan.
The Brazilian mining giant Vale has promised to pay 100,000 reals (27,000 dollars) to the families of each of the people killed when one of its dams burst and released a massive mudslide ...
Nearly 300 people were missing, many feared dead, on Saturday after a dam collapsed at a mine in southeastern Brazil, according to officials and the mine owner, corporate giant Vale.
Water from a breached dam flooded communities in central Myanmar on Wednesday and blocked part of a highway linking the main cities of Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyitaw.
At least 27 people died when their homes were swept away after a dam burst in southern Kenya following heavy rains, police said Thursday.
The risk of Iraq's largest dam collapsing and unleashing a huge wave onto Mosul is affecting plans to retake the city from jihadists, an adviser to the prime minister's office said.