HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
Subscriptions: RSSEmail

Avalanche

A mass of snow sliding, tumbling, or flowing down an inclined surface. source: Avalanche-center.org

Global warming threatens more deadly Everest-like avalanches: Report

20 May 2014, TRF

Mountaineering tourism in Nepal faces a threat from global warming as melting glaciers feed the risk of more deadly disasters such as the avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 16 people last month, scientists said on Tuesday...



Number of avalanche occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

Find or contribute curricular, extra-curricular and public awareness materials on disaster prevention and school safety for primary, secondary, vocational, community-based education and public awareness.