Landslide susceptibility models in Tumbes Peninsula


In the last few decades, the recurrence associated to landslides has evidenced a significant increased, especially in urban areas, where the effects related to these types of processes have generated human losses and infrastructure damages. In Chile, there is still no standardized methodology for assessing areas prone to landslides on a regional and local scale, consequently in the past years many efforts have been made to incorporate different methodologies from an institutional aspect, especially to guide territorial planning from a disaster risk management view.