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date: 07 December 2019

Disasters Zìrán zāihài 自然灾害‎ 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of China
Author(s):
John C. HorganJohn C. HORGAN

Disasters in China, whether natural or man-made, are amplified in magnitude by the size and density of its population. Historically, the Chinese have been reticent to publicize the seriousness and scope of its disasters. Contemporary China is taking greater steps to minimize the effects of disasters through stringent building and environmental regulations while accepting greater amounts of external aid and expert advice. ...

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