Policy Brief Summary - Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Landslide Risk
Management ADPC: Policy Brief Summary - Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Landslide Risk <br>Management

Published on: 12/15/2020

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: General

Type: Training Manuals, Toolkits and Handbooks

File size: 14.12 MB


Publication Overview/Description

In recent years, Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for landslide risk mitigation have become a popular
measure and are being effectively used in many Asian countries as a cost effective and an environmentally-friendly solution.

The policy brief summarizes the background, advantages, application aspects, and major challenges of NbS application for landslide risk management and suggestions for overcoming those challenges. It aims to create awareness and knowledge dissemination on NbS for landslide risk mitigation.

This Policy Brief is an output of the Nature Based Landslide Risk Management Project implemented by the National Building Research Organisation (NBRO), Sri Lanka with technical support from the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC).

The project was funded by the World Bank under their Analytics and Advisory Services project in Sri Lanka on Nature Based Landslide Risk Management.