Air pollution caused by industry and other human-made sources is a determinant of health that continues to be largely overlooked despite its disastrous consequences. In 2012 the World Health Organization estimates that seven million people died as a result of […]
Download video From the ‘When the Shaking Stops’ workshop, Prof Li Jing of Beijing Normal University and National Disaster Committee, gives his presentation on disaster response in China. He also focuses on reconstruction efforts after the Wenchuan earthquake.
The Gansu province in northwest China experienced a massive landslide caused by flooding. The landslide engulfed Zhouqu county: “Torrential rains began to fall at around 10pm Saturday, then there were landslides and the power of the county was cut,” Diemujiangteng, […]
The landslide that occurred in Huayuan County, China in the Southern Province of Sichuan yesterday morning is one of a number of hazards that has plagued the country since it has experienced its worst flood season in over a decade. […]