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9 April 2019
A consortium has produced a very useful guide to the design and construction of eco-safe rural roads in high mountain areas
24 March 2016
The Yale Himalaya Initiative has generated a landslide hazard map for Nepal. it is very unclear as to what this map is actually showing.
26 February 2013
A new, free landslide resource – Community based landslide risk reduction: Managing disasters in small steps
Liz Holcombe and Malcolm Anderson at Bristol have written a new book, which is available free download, on managing landslide hazard in less developed countries. Based on their pioneering work in the Caribbean, this is an invaluable resource
1 February 2013
Landslides are a major problem along roads in high mountain areas. This is illustrated using an example from rural Nepal, in which the construction of a rural road has induced multiple landslides, threatening the local communities.