Ethiopia's Landslide Victims Receive Compensation
About U.S.$4 million has been distributed to the more than 100 victims of the Koshe landfill disaster. Authorities raised the money through a combination of private and government donations.
Police officers secure the perimeter at the scene of a garbage landslide, as excavators aid rescue efforts, on the outskirts of the capital Addis Ababa (file photo).
The government will be providing just over U.S.$40,000 and a plot of land to the families of those who died in the landslide at a municipal dump in Addis Ababa. Read more »
The death toll from a landslide at a massive garbage dump outside Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, has risen to 113. Read more »