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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 April 2015
Landslides are likely to have been a major impact from the Nepal Earthquake. Tom Robinson at the University of Canterbury has run an initial analysis of the likely distribution
16 December 2014
The Commission set up to investigate the Oso / SR 530 landslide released its report yesterday. The recommendations include a proper hazard mapping program, the formation of a geological hazards institute and forensic investigations of this and other large landslide events in the state
25 October 2013
Review of a paper: A risk society? Environmental hazards, risk and resilience in the later Middle Ages in Europe
Chris Gerrard, an Archaeologist from Durham, and I have recently written an open access paper in the journal Natural Hazards that examines the preparation for and responses to disasters in Middle Ages Europe
7 December 2012
An examination as to why the losses in Typhoon Bopha / Pablo were so high. With investment this level of loss is entirely avoidable
12 October 2012
A number of really interesting reports about landslide hazard and risk are now available on the Safeland web site
3 December 2010
From 17th January I will take on a new role as Director of the Durham University Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience. This post explains briefly the activities of the Institute.