Over 200 people are feared dead while 1,500 are missing in Leyte due to a landslide triggerred by days of rain and a mild earthquake. In one village, an entire school packed with children were burried while in another, only 3 houses were left standing. News reports are still coming in from the area as the Red Cross and the National Disaster Coordinating Council has dispatched their relief and rescue operations.

More Information:
INQ7.Net - Red Cross estimates 200 dead, 1,500 missing in landslide
ABS-CBN News - Minor quake, heavy rains blamed for S. Leyte landslide
CNN - Mudslide buries Filipino village
MSNBC - Landslide buries homes, school in Philippines
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