Protection against Mass Movement Hazards

Guideline: Protection against Mass Movement Hazards

This guideline explains the management of landslides, hillslope debris flows and rockfall processes. These natural hazards are identified and evaluated using state-of-the-art methods. The criteria of probability of occurrence and intensity are determined for the compilation of hazard maps.

At a glance


Recommendations on what to do in the event of a hazard

Taking the proper actions before, during and after a natural hazard helps to keep you and others safe and reduce the damage

Hazard maps

Information about hazard maps, intensity maps and hazard index maps as well as links to the cantonal geoportals

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To the Federal Administration News Portal

https://www.bafu.admin.ch/content/bafu/en/home/topics/natural-hazards.html