When it comes to mass movement disasters, the best way to minimize damage is avoidance. But in order to do that, residents need to first identify the specific places that experienced mass movement, as there is a possibility that these places could experience mass wasting again. As much as possible, they should not build any infrastructure of any kind in or near these places. (Khattak, 2018)
There are ways to prevent mass movement which are applicable to the Twin Peaks area by stabilizing precarious slopes like: revegetation, in which the plant roots can hold the soil together; regrading, which means modifying the structure of the slope like terracing to increase its stability; improving the drainage, which involves enhancing the drainage in the area to prevent floods and water entering the soil; relocating a river channel so that the stream is away from susceptible cliffs; supervised ground-blasting, in which the unstable land is literally blasted in the present to avoid future soil movement; and building safety structures like retaining walls that trap falling debris, and rock bolts or screens to hold loose rock slabs together in place (Khattak, 2018).
The researchers recommend the government to improve their enforcement of laws involving human activities that contribute to mass wasting like illegal logging, which seems to be prevalent in the area (Taguinod, 2008).
The researchers also suggest that the residents near or in the area should immediately evacuate when they are informed by the local or government officials to do so, in order to minimize the number of victims or, in best case scenarios, not have any at all. They should always observe the region and be aware on what is happening in the environment. They must also be very cautious when it comes to steep slopes susceptible to landslides. In any case, it is best to just avoid areas at high risk of mass wasting as much as possible.


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