Malaysia: Research centre identifies 21,000 landslide hotspots

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A university research centre has identified a total of 21,000 hotspots throughout the country in which landslides may occur.

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia centre of geotropic director Prof Edy Tonnizam Mohamad said Peninsular Malaysia had the most with 16,000 locations.

“There are 3,000 such sites in Sabah while Sarawak has 2,000 areas.

“Since 1995, there have been 420 deaths related to landslides and debris flows.

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