TITLE

Over 87,000 feared killed by May 12 earthquake

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Tibetan Review: The Monthly Magazine on all Aspects of Tibet;Oct2008, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the impact of the 8.0-magnitude earthquake in the Tibetan county of Wenchuan in Sichuan, China. It is feared that the death toll for the incident would reach 87,000. Reported economic losses from the earthquake reached 845.1 billion yuan, which include damaged dwelling buildings, schools, hospital facilities and infrastructure. The earthquake was also reported to have caused 12,000 quake-related geological disasters.
ACCESSION #
34875401

 

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