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Building resilience to landslides in mountain communities:

Building resilience to landslides in mountain communities Dave Petley Wilson Professor of Hazard and Risk Director, Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience http://blogs.agu.org/landslideblog/

Schedule:

Schedule Introduction – why landslides matter The imbalanced geographic distribution of landslides worldwide – the burden carried by developing countries The developing country landslide knowledge-deficit Ways to manage and mitigate landslide impacts The Hong Kong experience Ways forward for developing countries

Videos:

Videos

Global landslide distribution 2004 - 2010:

Global landslide distribution 2004 - 2010

East Asia:

East Asia

South Asia:

South Asia

SE. Asia:

SE. Asia

Central America and Caribbean:

Central America and Caribbean

Landslide occurrence through time:

Landslide occurrence through time

Developing country burden - Nepal:

Developing country burden - Nepal

Nepal temporal trend:

Nepal temporal trend

The landslide research / knowledge deficit:

The landslide research / knowledge deficit

Fatalities plotted against the number of papers in Landslides:

Fatalities plotted against the number of papers in Landslides

Managing landslides – reducing the toll:

Managing landslides – reducing the toll

Dimensions of reducing landslide losses:

Dimensions of reducing landslide losses There is no magic bullet to reducing landslide losses Multiple approaches These can be mapped in three main classes

Axis 1: Prevention vs adaptation:

Axis 1: Prevention vs adaptation

e.g. Devil’s slide, California:

e.g. Devil’s slide, California

Axis 2: Local vs regional:

Axis 2: Local vs regional

Axis 3: Hazard vs vulnerablity:

Axis 3: Hazard vs vulnerablity

Landslide resilience in three dimensions:

Landslide resilience in three dimensions

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Hong Kong (Malone 2005)

Hong Kong (Malone 2005):

Hong Kong (Malone 2005)

Hong Kong (Malone 2005):

Hong Kong (Malone 2005)

Resilience in Hong Kong:

Resilience in Hong Kong

Resilience in Nepal:

Resilience in Nepal

Effective landslide management / resilience development:

Effective landslide management / resilience development Ideal is to fill the whole space

Reality is to identify most effective approaches:

Reality is to identify most effective approaches

Conclusions:

Conclusions

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