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A review of planning guidelines and standards for earthwork development near slopes in Brunei Darussalam

Ena Kartina Abdul Rahman, Uditha Ratnayake, Soon Jiann Tan, Abdul Razi Haji Mahri, Angel Eng Hie Tan, Diyana Haji Othman, Ahmad Nazri Haji Sabtu, Hana Hafiza Hj Hamzah

Brunei Darussalam receives an average annual rainfall of about 3200 mm and is susceptible to slope failures. Slope failures generally occur and are reported during the periods of heavy rainfall. Official figures indicate 937 reported slope failures occurred during the period from 2011 to 2016 and 86% of these cases in Brunei-Muara District. Land development is the main cause and the Ministry of De...

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GIS-based forest fire risk assessment for the Belait district

Safwanah Nimatullah Mohd Said, S. Shams, E. M. M. Zahran, Yok Hoe Yap

Widespread forest fires have been a regular event in the Southeast Asian region particularly during dry periods. Brunei Darussalam, as one of the Southeast Asian countries, loses hundreds of hectares of forests every year, and more. Fire behaviour varies under different conditions and the nature of the forests. The degrees of challenge and impact posed by fires differ with types of forest cover an...

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