SaveTheHills(STH) is a group of concerned citizens who are raising awareness about landslides in Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalaya.
Many landslides are the direct or indirect result of human interference and preventable if sufficient care is taken.
As such, unless we begin a comprehensive and sustained program towards landslide management, prevention and mitigation, the consequences of ignoring years of human callousness will, in the future be devastating.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Focus on Uttarakhand 3 : Extracts from UNDMT Situation Report (2) and a blog of repute
Source : Solution Exchange, UN ____________________________________________________________________
For readers interested in following the events in Uttarakhand along with expert analysis, I would strongly urge you to look up Dr David Petley's blog. It is here