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"When Hillsides Collapse –

A Century of Landslides in

Hong Kong" (2nd Edition)

Landslides are no stranger to us in Hong Kong. Our landslide history reminds us of the reality that the risks of slope failure can hardly be eliminated. It is part and partial of the development of Hong Kong over the past century.

The 2nd edition of the publication "When Hillsides Collapse – A Century of Landslides in Hong Kong" describes Hong Kong’s landslide events in chronological order from 1889 to 2008 with over 250 invaluable historical photographs. The book is on sale at the Publications Sales Unit of the Information Services Department (ISD) at HK$221. The public can purchase the book via the following channels:

1. Buy the book at the Online Government Bookstore online using credit cards or PPS through here;

2. Order the book with payment by cheque. More details can be found here; or

3. Direct visit the sales counter of the Publication Sales Unit of the ISD at North Point. More details can be found here.

There is an e-book version which can be downloaded via:

(1) on the tablet computer, go to:

(2) key in "HK Landslides" for searching the App:

The PDF version of the 2nd Edition of "When Hillsides Collapse – A Century of Landslides in Hong Kong" is also provided as follows for readers' easy reference.