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AfghanistanTransport DSS_mitigation tutorial 2

Created Jan 16 2018, 6:30 PM by Yuka Makino
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This Afghanistan Geohazard Risk Mitigation Plan has been prepared for the Salang Pass and B2B road in December 2017 as part of the Regional TA for "Building Resilience to Geohazard Risk in the South Asia Region." This Mitigation plan is in combination with the Decision Support System Manual and online DSS which can be accessed from the following link: World Bank DSS. There are also two online youtube tutorials which you can use to learn how to use the DSS which are also in this CoP website.

  • Unable to hear as volume controls NOT working, but very impressive.  In 1999, I recall flying into Dushanbe with WHO staff who were immediately heading into northern Afghanistan (Badakhshah), by helicopter, after a mudslide covered an entire village.   Building resilience to geohazard risk awareness at local levels, that include plans to quickly move populations in endangered areas is very important in the high mountain areas in Afghanistan as well as all of its neighboring states.