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MUD SLIDES - Case Study of Aberfan
What are Mudslides? | Aberfan - Case Study | Mud Slide Pictures | The Risk and Society | Other Mud Slide Events | Mud Slide hotspots | Man Made or Natural Hazard | Mud Slide links


Mud Slides are one ot the globes most dangerous natural hazards, claiming homes, infrastructure and in severe events - life.
This website will analyse why they happen, when they happen, where they happen and what we can do to prevent them in the future. 
One of the most devastating mud slide events in the UK was the Aberfan Disaster of 1966.  To find out more about what happened at Aberfan that day, check out the dedicated Aberfan page of this site.

Throughout this website there will be several links to other sites about Mud Slides, please feel free to pay them a visit!!!

A Mud flow reaks havoc in Mexico
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The content of this website was created and maintained by Andy Higgs (University Of Wolverhampton) with the help of other refrenced sources.

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