Natural Disasters in China
Part of the Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research book series (NTHR, volume 21)
KeywordsNatural Disaster Natural Hazard Storm Surge Yangtze River Valley Disaster Reduction
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- Most of the sources for this chapter are published in Chinese. This regional review of natural disasters in the People’s Republic of China reports on many research works on this area during recent years, especially some materials that were taken directly from the National Report of PRC on National Disaster Reduction prepared for the 1994 World Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction in Yokohama. Two non-Chinese language sources used in the chapter were:Google Scholar
- EM-DAT. (2004). The OFDA/CRED international disaster database. Brussels, Belgium: Université Catholique de Louvain. Retrieved April 20, 2004, from the World Wide Web: http://www.em-dat.net/.
- International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. (2003). Data - water: Areas affected by natural disasters, 1978-1997. Laxenburg, Austria: International Institute for Applied Systems Analaysis. Retrieved July 11, 2003, from the World Wide Web: http://www.iiasa.ac.at/Research/LUC/ChinaFood/ data/water/wat_2.htm.
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