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This contributing paper examines the interplay between official adaptive social protection (ASP) and grassroots efforts based on a case study of the rural reconstruction and recovery that took place after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan, China.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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This research uses panel data of cities in Jiangsu from 2009 to 2018 to construct a resilience framework that measures the level of urban resilience. Evaluating 25 indicators, it covers ecology, economy, society, infrastructure, and community.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
China will accelerate research on key water conservancy technology, involving 42 projects this year. After years of efforts, China's water conservation scientific and technological innovation has made remarkable progress.
China Daily
GEM released its Earthquake Loss Model for China via Nasdaq Risk Modelling for Catastrophes and Verisk Touchstone platforms. The model is also available in its native OpenQuake format via GEM’s China Model product page.
Global Earthquake Model Foundation
Approximately 33.64−46.18% of flash droughts develop within 5 days for the period 2000−2020, and the rapid onset of flash droughts is further accelerated by the joint influence of soil moisture depletion and atmospheric aridity.
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2021 in China was marked by a series of highly unusual weather events including record cold conditions in January, freak dust storms in spring and severe flooding that swamped Zhengzhou in July.
Chinese Academy of Sciences
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This paper explores innovative solutions to help manage economic and financial risks arising from disasters in the People's Republic of China (PRC). It suggests strategies that blend the use of reserves and contingent financing instruments.
Asian Development Bank
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This study assessed tsunami risk in coastal areas of China by developing a framework for tsunami risk assessment from the perspectives of hazards, vulnerability, and exposure; providing an understanding of differences in future tsunami risk.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
China has achieved a comprehensive victory in poverty reduction through decades of hard work and a set of measures, especially the continuous implementation of targeted poverty alleviation policy proposed in 2013.
Chinese Academy of Sciences
This study focuses on crowd sensitivity variation in social media data-based typhoon risk perception.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science