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Abandoned Site of 2006 Landslide

March 16, 2008

Abandoned Site of 2006 Landslide

Abandoned Site of 2006 Landslide

A 2006 landslide ripped through Marmato’s historic centre. The area has since been abandoned. Rather than constructing mitigation projects, the government has been promoting the displacement of the entire town to the neighbouring community of El Llano.

by Micheál Ó Tuathail

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