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Publication Type
Book Whole
UWI Author(s)
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Geography and Geology
Author, Monographic
Ahmad, Rafi.; DeGraff, Jerome C.; McCalpin, James P.
Author Role
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Title, Monographic
Landslide loss reduction: A guide for the Kingston Metropolitan Area, Jamaica
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Reprint Status
Refereed
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Author, Subsidiary
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Place of Publication
Kingston , Jamaica
Publisher Name
Unit for Disaster Studies, Department of Geography and Geology, University of the West Indies
Date of Publication
1999
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Volume ID
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Extent of Work
36 p.
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Series Editor
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Series Editor Role
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Series Title
Unit for Disaster Studies Publication; no.6
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Location/URL
http:; www.oas.org/en/cdmp/document/kma/udspub6.htm
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Notes
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Abstract
This report, concerning the Kingston Metropolitan Area, addresses (a) recommendations for reducing and controlling landslides, referring to cut-slope design and hillslope lan-use practices, and (b) guidelines for site-specific studies to be carried out for project assessments. This analysis is based on available geologic data at the time and assists readers in understanding acceptable risk from landslides and the possible need for loss-reduction and risk-reduction.....
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