Winner - Category - Overseas - Landslide Hazard and Risk Pilot Study, Guatemala < back to awards

company details:
  • Contact Name:
    Paul Doherty
  • Company:
    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions
  • Address:
    Unit A2 Nutgrove Business Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14
categories/ group:
  • Project Category:
    Overseas Category
  • Project Group:
    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions
project details:
  • Name of the project:
    Landslide Hazard and Risk Pilot Study, Guatemala
  • Location:
  • Commencement date:
    May 2018
  • Completion Date:
    April 2019
  • Client:
    World Bank Group
project description:

This project by Irish geotechnical specialists, involved a World Bank funded project to develop a robust evidence-based study which would inform risk of landslides due to climate led rainfalls and poor planning practices. The project demonstrates both the techniques and the engagement of planners to determine fatality risk and priorities for community relocation.