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Dismantling ski lifts and moving villages: Alps adapt to climate change

28 Nov 2014, NST

'Just imagine, you have a relatively narrow valley and in that small space, you have a street, a railway line, maybe power lines and some houses. If a landslide hits there, there will be serious damage,' said Georg Rebernig...


Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2002 60,000
Mass mov. wet 1999 10,000
Flood 2005 900
Flood 2006 516
Storm 2002 300
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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