Development of Practices

to Avert Natural Disaster

Terracing of the Soil:

    prevents landslides and mudslides caused

    by slash & burn practices                

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   Rehabilitation of mines:

    When natural disasters, such as volcanoes and earthquakes, occur, the fragile mines collapse.  These are some of the steps taken to prevent accidents:

    -design of open pits

    -new methods and equipment

    -tunnel drifting

    -construction of tailing pods


        Water supply: 


Design of local re-circulation systems

water pipes are placed along the rivers edge and  under unstable land

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El Porvenir Water Projects in Nicaragua

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