GeoHazards International

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September 24, 2018

Christopher met a young boy in the hospital who had been rescued from a massive landslide. This boy was the last person to hear his sister and cousin alive, all of them trapped in frightening darkness.

It is possible to prevent such tragedies, but few people in this city knew how. Christopher decided then that he had to...

April 3, 2018

Aizawl, the most populous hill city in India, is stunningly beautiful--but it's dangerous for reasons you might not expect. I'd like you to meet a young geologist, Christopher Lalthazuala, who is working to make the city safer. Here's how.

Every year during monsoon season, at least a dozen landslides tear through Aizawl...

November 29, 2017

This year, disasters claimed too many innocent victims around the world. Who can fathom losing everything, or those you love, so suddenly?

We asked a few of our team to tell you about where they live and work--in Haiti, northeast India, and far west Nepal. Your gift could help to protect people in these communities from...

July 21, 2017

Every year during monsoon season, landslides destroy lives and buildings and roads in Aizawl, India. I am thrilled to announce a game changer.

Aizawl Municipal Council just adopted new regulations that will control how residents dig and build on the city's steep slopes.

This landslide occurred April 2017, after days of r...

March 13, 2017

Next month, Bill Holmes will again tuck his tall frame into a tiny airplane to work with engineers in Bhutan, a Himalayan country that is due for a very big earthquake. He’s one of the expert mentors we bring to communities that are fixing buildings before a disaster, and he’s always a hit.

“Bill has a big reach because...

November 17, 2016

I am excited to share with you some good news from communities where GeoHazards International is working. People are becoming safer from natural disasters. Donor gifts, which make up almost half of our annual budget, have opened the door to this progress. A few highlights:

  • Geologists and engineers in Aizawl, India a...

October 17, 2016

I often marvel at the people who make up GHI’s team around the world. One thing they have in common is that they all live amid high hazard, just like their neighbors, and they have the talents and resolve to influence change. I thought you might like to meet some of them.

Gefthé Devilmé and Garmalia Mentor-William in Ha...

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