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By Ken Ho,Suzanne Lacasse,Luciano Picarelli

Many international locations are more and more threatened via significant landslide failures and fatalities as a result of severe climate occasions that have significant implications for public security and the sustainability of infrastructure and the outfitted setting. one other raise in one of these development may come from weather change.

This publication is helping to fill within the hole considering that landslide risks are regularly no longer coated lower than the coverage debate on weather swap. The publication highlights the significance of elevating knowledge to the demanding situations of landslide risks as a result of weather effect. It offers a holistic body for knowing the major concerns and new instruments that may be used to evaluate and deal with the landslide risks.

The booklet gathers contributions from 21 international locations and areas within the type of nationwide reviews or summaries with appreciate to 4 key elements: a) the tools used for comparing altering climate and altering landslide styles; b) the altering climate styles; c) the altering landslide styles and danger situations; d) the functions to chance administration and the formula of version measures.

Recommendations are made for stronger preparedness and resilience. greater challenge administration and components for destiny paintings are suggested.

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