Need for continual education about disaster medicine for health professionals in China-a pilot study
- A generic decision model for developing concentrated rural settlement in post-disaster reconstruction: a China study. Peng, Yi; Shen, Qiping; Shen, Liyin; Lu, Chen; Yuan, Zhao // Natural Hazards;Mar2014, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p611
The increasing impacts of natural disasters on disadvantaged rural areas, especially in developing countries, have led to concerns regarding post-disaster rural settlement reconstruction. Various approaches, including resettlement and in-situ reconstruction, have been adopted, both of which...
- A Study of the Artificial Vegetation Restoration Technology in the Wenchuan Earthquake Area. WANG, Yu; LIU, Xingliang; MIN, Anmin; WANG, Li; MA, Wenbao; PAN, Hongli; LI, Hongxia; ZHANG, Li // Asian Agricultural Research;Sep2014, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p64
The situation of plants on the slope can reflect the effect of vegetation restoration during the process of artificial vegetation recovery. Taking the typical damaged slope of Wenchuan earthquake area as the research object, through observing the vegetation situation of deserted slope, the...
- Creating social-physical resilience to natural disasters: lessons from the Wenchuan earthquake. Tang, Wenzhe; Li, Jing; Lei, Zhen; Wang, Enzhi; Shen, Wenxin // Natural Hazards;Nov2015, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p1111
Creating resilience is a proactive approach engaging with natural disaster reduction, which should be based on an understanding of the linkages between social-physical systems. Here we report a case study of Wenchuan earthquake, revealing that vulnerable built systems, degraded ecological...
- A nation reveals its human face to the world. Coonan, Clifford // Variety;6/16/2008, Vol. 411 Issue 5, p13
This article reports that the Sichuan earthquake in May, 2008 allowed China to portray itself in the media as a compassionate nation willing to accept foreign assistance. This portrait of Chinese people helping one another and relying on foreign aid has boosted China's image after people in many...
- Representative pictures of structural damage observed in the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. // Earthquake Engineering & Engineering Vibration;Jun2009, Vol. 8 Issue 2, following p311
The article introduces a section of the issue that provides representative pictures of structural damage resultant from the 2008 earthquake in the Wenchuan province of China.
- Two months later, the rebuilding begins. Saunders, Lucy-Claire // Asian Pacific Post;7/17/2008, p8
The article offers a look at the aftermath of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Sichuan Province in China on May 14, 2008.
- Seismic Change in the Middle Kingdom. Tiberghien, Yves; Xiao, Yvonne // Asian Pacific Post;6/5/2008, p29
The article calls for a better understanding of Chinese public opinion following the Sichuan earthquake that shook the province on May 12, 2008.
- EARTHQUAKE ANNIVERSARY. // Education Week;5/20/2009, Vol. 28 Issue 32, p4
The article presents a photograph of a mother and grandmother at a cemetery in Sichuan Province, China, mourning a child who died at school in an earthquake in May 2008.
- Death toll from the 'Tofu' schools. // Asian Pacific Post;5/14/2009, p18
This article deals with the efforts of parents in China's Sichuan province to find out the truth about how their children died during the May 12, 2008 earthquake.