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Earthquake Scenario for Weinan, China

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A story about how a strong earthquake affects a family with "left-behind" children in Weinan, Shaanxi Province, China. There are two versions:

 

1) For non-technical readers in graphic format.

2) For public officials, with technical details.

Note: The Chinese texts will be published shortly through an official Government of China publishing house.

Book jacket

Inside peek at the story in graphics

This effort to increase earthquake resilience in China is a first-of-its-kind collaboration. The project team included researchers and agencies in China, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Key partners:

     Institute if Geology, China Earthquake Administration (CEA)

     China Earthquake Disaster Prevention Center (CEDPC)

     The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

     Overseas Development Institute (ODI), UK

     Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, UK

     Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge, UK

     GeoHazards International, USA

See our NEWS post:   

Seeking Clues from China's Great Earthquakes

About the program:  

Increasing Resilience to Earthquakes and Landslides in Shaanxi Province, China