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Rhea Leung

  • Supervisor: Professor David Alexander and Professor Ilan Kelman
  • Funding: Self-funding
  • Email: rhea.leung.14@ucl.ac.uk

Mitigation and disaster preparedness measures enacted in remote mountainous areas affected by earthquake-triggered geohazards

The 2008 Wenchuan earthquake has triggered numerous geohazard risks in China. The main objective of this research is to investigate the post-earthquake geohazard risk and to evaluate the effectiveness of subsequent mitigation and disaster preparedness measures in reducing geohazard risk exposure and alleviating vulnerability.