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Global heating and the rise of rockfalls in Swiss Alps

2 Oct 2019, Guardian, the

As Switzerland’s glaciers melt, dangerous rockfalls become more likely and towns are forced to live under an existential threat.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website: http://www.planat.ch/en/home/
  • Contact:Managing Director
  • Phone:+41 (0)58 464 17 81 +41 791 725 405


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website: http://www.planat.ch/en/home/
  • Contact:Managing Director
  • Phone:+41 (0)58 464 17 81 +41 791 725 405


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website: http://www.planat.ch/en/home/
  • Contact:Managing Director
  • Phone:+41 (0)58 464 17 81 +41 791 725 405

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