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HazBlog-005: Cyclone Harold, Defoliation, and Mass Wasting in Vanuatu

Steep topography, significant vegetation, and a category 4-5 tropical cyclone. This was the unfortunate reality for the people of Vanuatu on 6 April 2020. Vanuatu is an archipelago consisting of some 83 islands in the South Pacific. Checking out the imagery available on Google Earth will quickly show you the place is not a strangerContinue reading “HazBlog-005: Cyclone Harold, Defoliation, and Mass Wasting in Vanuatu”

HazBlog Archive

Archive Format: Number & Event | Post Date | Country | Hazard(s)

  • 005 – Cyclone Harold | May 20, 2020 | Vanuatu | Mass Wasting, Defoliation
  • 004 – Horse River Fire | May 11, 2020 | Canada | Wildfire, Forest Recovery
  • 003 – Mount Nyiragongo Eruption | May 5, 2020 | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Lava Flow
  • 002 – Rainfall-Triggered Landslides | April 27, 2020 | Burundi | Mass Wasting
  • 001 – Easter-day Storm | April 19, 2020 | U.S.A. | Tornado

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