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Reconstruction of Wenchuan

  • Chen Yong
  • David C. Booth
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Abstract

The major earthquake which struck Wenchuan at 14:28 on 12 May 2008, took tens of thousands of lives, deprived millions of households of their homeland on which they had relied for generations, and destroyed in a instant the fortune accumulated by painstaking work over decades.

Keywords

Wenchuan Earthquake Disaster Risk Rural Housing Seismic Resistance Reconstruction Plan 
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References

  1. Liu S Q. 2010. New opportunities for economic development. http://www.bjreview.com.cn/Post_Wenchuan/2010-02/1 l/content_246680.htm. Accessed 25 Apr 2011.Google Scholar
  2. Yao B. 2008. Life goes on. http://www.bjreview.com/special/sichuan_earthquake/txt/2008-07/25/content_136498.htm. Accessed 25 Apr 2011.Google Scholar

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© Science Press, Beijing and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chen Yong
    • 1
  • David C. Booth
    • 2
  1. 1.China Earthquake AdministrationBeijingChina
  2. 2.British Geological SurveyEdinburghUK

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