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21 December 2016

The Folkestone Warren landslide toe weight structure

Folkestone Warrn

The massive toe weight structure protecting the railway line on the Folkestone Warren rotational landslide in Kent in southern England

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20 May 2016

The GFDRR ThinkHazard! tool

ThinkHazard!

Yesterday the GFDRR launched its new ThinkHazard! tool, intended to provide high level mapping and advice on the likelihood of natural hazards in poor countries

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8 February 2016

Taking responsibility for disaster risk reduction

responsibility

The recent Taiwan earthquake and the Samarco tailings dam failure both illustrate the critical role of individual responsibility in disaster risk reduction

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31 July 2011

Landslide protection, New Zealand style

Landslide protection, New Zealand style

Pictures of two large-scale landslide mitigation structures on Arthur’s Pass in New Zealand.

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