THE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF LANDSLIDE HAZARD MANAGEMENT & MITIGATION MEASURES VIA MALAYSIAN PWD OPERATIONAL CAPABILITIES & NSMP 2009-2022

ANAS ALNAIMAT, MOKHTAR JAAFAR, KUOK CHOY LAM

Abstract


In recent years Malaysian government has started to pay more attention to the landslide issues, as public outcries grew louder. Some local authorities that are at the front line of public anger whenever major landslides occurred have yet to provide better services while others utilized guidelines and relevant acts to act against errant developers and land owners. As a consequence of this, Public Works Department (PWD) and its Slope Engineering Branch (CKC) will require training, not only in the procedures themselves, but also in regards to the basis of landslide mechanisms, landslide risk assessment and dealing with geotechnical reports at best professional manner. In addition to the success of implementing for the National Slope Master Plan NSMP 2009-2023 would depend on every stakeholder and relevant authorities that includes the public residents and most of all the political parties of the Malaysian government and it is therefore local government and other regulators must establish strong internal procedures for dealing with land use and development proposals on land situated within a landslide susceptibility. Hence, the significance to further examine and assess the value of Malaysian NSMP as being comprehensive national disaster management strategy and a constitution of landside mitigation measures


Keywords


Landslide susceptibility; Risk assessment; Hazard management; National Slope Master Plan NSMP; Operational capabilities PWD

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