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Spatial and temporal trends in landslide occurrence in South Asia:

Spatial and temporal trends in landslide occurrence in South Asia Dave Petley Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience Durham University http://blogs.agu.org/landslideblog/

CRED data for landslide fatalities:

CRED data for landslide fatalities 6587 Other disasters 2002-2009 (CRED database) Earthquake: 429,877 River flood : 37,860 Storm: 166,410 Volcano : 221

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Landslides from the Kashmir earthquake NB: Considerable uncertainty Landslides from the Wenchuan earthquake The human cost of landslides 81,833

Global fatal rainfall-induced landslides – 2006 to 2009:

Global fatal rainfall-induced landslides – 2006 to 2009

Non-seismic landslide fatalities:

Non-seismic landslide fatalities

Non-seismic landslide fatalities:

Non-seismic landslide fatalities

Global fatal rainfall-induced landslides – 2006 to 2009:

Global fatal rainfall-induced landslides – 2006 to 2009

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Himalayan Arc

Himalayan Arc – 2004 to 2009:

Himalayan Arc – 2004 to 2009

Monthly occurrence of non-seismic fatal landslides (NFLs):

Monthly occurrence of non-seismic fatal landslides (NFLs)

Annual cycle in pentads (five day bins):

Annual cycle in pentads (five day bins)

Trend in occurrence?:

Trend in occurrence?

More detailed investigation: landslide occurrence in Nepal:

More detailed investigation: landslide occurrence in Nepal

Conclusions:

Conclusions

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