Spatial planning prevents damage caused by natural catastrophes by indicating where it is safe to build and where, for safety reasons, building should not be allowed. Spatial planning protects human lives, buildings and infrastructure.

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Place: Davos and Linth Plain
Interviews: Stefan Margreth, Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research, Davos
Ueli Strauss, Chief Planner Canton of St. Gall