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Department of Geography and Geology
Ahmad, Rafi.; DeGraff, Jerome C.; McCalpin, James P.
Landslide loss reduction: A guide for the Kingston Metropolitan Area, Jamaica
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Kingston , Jamaica
Unit for Disaster Studies, Department of Geography and Geology, University of the West Indies
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Unit for Disaster Studies Publication; no.6
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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.....