Be alert for signs of earth movement in and around the building, such as cracking, broken pipes and tilting of walls or vegetation

Consult a geotechnical expert to assess the likelihood of a landslide and the possibility of installing preventive measures

Plan ahead by consulting with a disaster recovery company regarding business continuance and recovery of property


If there is sufficient time, evacuate personnel from the building. If not, move to the highest part of the building

Move away from the path of the slide or debris flow


Do not re-enter the affected area

Watch for flooding and monitor emergency broadcast stations

Engage a full-service disaster recovery firm to assess the damage, develop a scope of work, liaise with insurers and carry out necessary services.