Complex by Nature
Although the words “natural disasters” are often associated with earthquakes, flooding and hurricanes, landslides are no less destructive or deadly. They are sudden. They are swift. And perhaps most unsettling, they strike without warning. The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction ranks these natural hazards as the fifth most frequent and the seventh most damaging.
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