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Landslides
What is a landslide?
A landslide is a particular type of mass movement. It
consist in the rupture of the surfac...
¿What to do Before?
 1) Do not buy or rent batches or buildings in landslide prone
areas ask for secure and legal housing...
¿What to do During?
 1) Leverage the few seconds you have to alert other people.
 2) Avoid the panic, it is your worst e...
Tragedy in the dam of Vajont.
 It was built in 1961, and the landslide happened in
October 9 of 1963.
 It is located 100...
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Landslides

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Landslides

  1. 1. Landslides What is a landslide? A landslide is a particular type of mass movement. It consist in the rupture of the surface of a terrain in two parts: one stable part and another unstable part. The unstable part collapses from the stable part fastly across a slope, dragging stones, soil, trees, houses, etc. That occurs when the community is located along a pending and the ground is weak. It can be caused for bad human actions as deforestation and the use of heavy materials for build the houses in those areas. This natural phenomenon causes damages like: great quantity of human losses, destruction of buildings and disappearance of entire towns, also devastation and pain in the whole country.
  2. 2. ¿What to do Before?  1) Do not buy or rent batches or buildings in landslide prone areas ask for secure and legal housing to the appropriate entities.  2) Organize preventive actions in case of landslide in the place where you live, have a meeting point and an evacuation plan with an effective alarm system.  3) Take care with the adequate drainage of water lest it filter into the ground.  4) Sow plants to strengthen the land and be careful of not contributing to deforestation.  5) Have a kit with all the thing necessary and some whistles and flashlights cannot lack.
  3. 3. ¿What to do During?  1) Leverage the few seconds you have to alert other people.  2) Avoid the panic, it is your worst enemy.  3) Evacuate as quickly as possible.  4) If you can, help children, ancients and disabled persons.
  4. 4. Tragedy in the dam of Vajont.  It was built in 1961, and the landslide happened in October 9 of 1963.  It is located 100 kilometers north of Venice, in the province of Pordenone, Italy.  Approximately 260 million cubic meters of forest, soil and rock that fell into the reservoir to about 110 km per hour.  The water made a giant wave 250 meters high that exceeded the retention capacity of the dam.  This wave mixed with dirt and rocks, destroyed completely the town of Longarone and small villas Pirago, Rivalta, Villanova and Faè and killed 2.000 people.

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