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Qingping | Wenjia Landslide and debris flow
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The Wenjia Landslide, triggered by the Wenchuan Earthquake of May 12, 2008, has mobilized a huge amount of material which was converted into debris flows by subsequent rainfall events. Extensive remediation works were carried out to protect the downstream communities and infrastructures.

Tuesday 10 June 2014 by Martin Mergili (1984 visits)