Damage and Recovery after the Wenchuan Earthquake
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At 14:28 on May 12, 2008, an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province. It was the most destructive earthquake affecting the most people since the founding of New China. Huge economic losses and a catastrophic number of casualties were caused by the disaster. By …

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Zeng, Guohua, “Damage and Recovery after the Wenchuan Earthquake”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 23 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004173545_008>



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