Natural hazard prevention and the mountain land risk reduction in the Western Carpathians

@article{Maas2005NaturalHP,
  title={Natural hazard prevention and the mountain land risk reduction in the Western Carpathians},
  author={Peter Maas and Rudolf Ondr{\'a}{\vs}ik and Libor Jansk{\'y}},
  journal={Journal of Mountain Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={202-210}
}
The Western Carpathians are located out of world main natural hazardous zones. Human casualties are related more to snow avalanches in connection with mountain hiking, some individuals yearly by flooding and rarely by forest fires. Economic lost about 0.1 to 0.2 %, exceptionally up to 0.8 % of the gross domestic product (GDP) proportionally to the Carpathian regions of particular countries. Natural disasters are linked, except of the above mentioned events, to infrequent small and medium scale… CONTINUE READING