Landslide

Landslides can happen anywhere, under many different conditions. Visit these sites to learn the causes, how to protect yourself, and how to respond.

Landslides & Debris Flow
Learn some landslide warning signs. Also, get tips to help you protect yourself and your property before, during, and after a landslide. (Ready.gov)

Landslides Safety Check List (PDF, 76 KB)
Get tips on what you should do: If you live in a landslide risk area; if a landslide is occurring or likely to; after a landslide has occurred. There’s also a list to help you prepare in case you need to evacuate. (American Red Cross)

Landslides and Mudslides
Get a fact sheet about the causes, health threats, and risks of landslides. Learn what you can do to prepare, and how to respond during and after. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Landslide Hazards Program (LHP)
The program’s goal is to reduce long-term losses from landslides by improving our understanding of the causes. On the site, you can find things like landslide news, state and local information, FAQs, and a glossary. There’s also a link for reporting landslides. (U.S. Geological Survey)

Landslides can be triggered by other disasters, like earthquakes, fires, floods, hurricanes, or volcanic eruptions. Visit these sections to learn more about each disaster type.

Last Updated: 04/26/2018