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The Philippines is prone to various natural hazards, i.e. typhoon and earthquakes, thus, occurrence of landslides is inevitable. Awareness and preparedness are the most effective prevention and mitigation measures against possible threats of landslide in the community.

 

What can be done to minimize landslide risks?
  • Hazard mapping

landslide hazard map

Landslide Susceptibility Map


 

  • Public information

landslide warning signs

Landslide Warning Signs


 

  • Engineering intervention measures or slope protection measures

benching

Benching, Brgy. Puguis, La Trinidad, Benguet

 

retaining walls

Retaining wall, Brgy. Eastern Poblacion, Poro, Cebu

 

riprap

Riprap, Balut Island, Sarangani, Davao Occidental

 

Gabion walls

Gabion walls

 

shotcrete

Shotcrete

 

drainage

Drainage

 

erosion control

Erosion-control, Coconet Bio-engineering

 

vetiver grass

Erosion-control, Vetiver grass


  • Early Warning System (EWS)

      EWS are monitoring systems designed to predict events that precede landslides in order to issue a hazard warning.        It mitigates risk by reducing the consequences.