A landslide on a mudslide? Natural hazards and the right to life under the European Convention of Human Rights

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A landslide on a mudslide? Natural hazards and the right to life under the European Convention of Human Rights. / Lauta, Kristian Cedervall; Rytter, Jens Elo.

In: Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, Vol. 7, No. 1, 30.03.2016, p. 111-131.

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Lauta, KC & Rytter, JE 2016, 'A landslide on a mudslide? Natural hazards and the right to life under the European Convention of Human Rights', Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 111-131. https://doi.org/10.4337/jhre.2016.01.05

APA

Lauta, K. C., & Rytter, J. E. (2016). A landslide on a mudslide? Natural hazards and the right to life under the European Convention of Human Rights. Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, 7(1), 111-131. https://doi.org/10.4337/jhre.2016.01.05

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Lauta KC, Rytter JE. A landslide on a mudslide? Natural hazards and the right to life under the European Convention of Human Rights. Journal of Human Rights and the Environment. 2016 Mar 30;7(1):111-131. https://doi.org/10.4337/jhre.2016.01.05

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Lauta, Kristian Cedervall ; Rytter, Jens Elo. / A landslide on a mudslide? Natural hazards and the right to life under the European Convention of Human Rights. In: Journal of Human Rights and the Environment. 2016 ; Vol. 7, No. 1. pp. 111-131.

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