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GEO Report No. 191
Report No. : GEO Report No. 191

Report Title : Assessment of Landslide Risk of Natural Hillsides in Hong Kong (2006), 117 p.

Author : H.N. Wong, F.W.Y. Ko & T.H.H. Hui

Abstract

This report presents the findings of an assessment of the overall landslide risk to the community posed by natural hillsides in Hong Kong. Quantitative risk assessment (QRA) methodology was adopted in the assessment, which included review of natural terrain landslide hazards, quantification of the risk to life, and diagnosis of the risk distribution and characteristics. As part of the work, QRA models were developed and an inventory of catchments with known historical natural terrain landslides occurred close to existing developments was compiled.


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