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Landslide

Identify areas of rock fall and subsidence of buildings, cracks that indicate landslides and move to safer areas
Grow more trees that can hold the soil through roots
Keep drains clean; inspect drains for - litter, leaves, plastic bags, rubble etc; keep the weep holes open
Try to avoid construction and staying in vulnerable areas
Keep drains clean; inspect drains for - litter, leaves, plastic bags, rubble etc
Grow more trees that can hold the soil through roots
Don't uproot trees unless re-vegetation is planned
Listen for unusual sounds such as trees cracking or boulders knocking together
Try to avoid construction and staying in vulnerable areas
Don’t build houses near steep slopes and near drainage path
If you are living close to revier then keep on monitoring its flow
Plan your trip to the hills according to information given by weather department or news channels
Prepare tour to hilly region according to information given by weather department or news channel
Move away from landslide path or downstream valleys quickly without wasting time
Stay alert, awake and active (3A’s) during landslide, locate and go to shelters
Don’t panic and lose energy by crying
Don’t touch or walk over loose material and electric wiring or pole
Don’t build houses near steep slopes and near drainage path
Move away from landslide path or downstream valleys quickly without wasting time
Stay alert, awake and active (3A’s) during the impact or probability of impact
Locate and go to shelters
Try to stay with your family and companions
Don’t panic and lose energy by crying
Don’t touch or walk over loose material and electric wiring or pole
Try to stay with your family and companions
Report any damage of roads, power and telephone lines to concerned authorities
Check for injured and trapped persons
Know how to give signs or how to communicate during emergency time to flying helicopters and rescue team
Don’t move an injured person without rendering first aid unless the casualty is in immediate danger
Check for injured and trapped persons
You should know how to give signs ot how to communicate during emergency to get help from flying helicopters and rescue team
Don’t drink contaminated water directly from rivers, springs, wells etc
Seek advice from local authorities for rebuilding damaged houses, roads etc
Listen to warnings of heavy and prolonged period of rainfall from a weather station
If your home is located below a debris covered area move away to safer place

More Visuals

How to stay prepared for a landslide? (30.7 MB)
Dost Appu on safety from landslides
How to stay safe during a landslide?
Geologist’s advice on staying safe from a landslide
What are the reasons for a landslide?