The Impact of Earthquake on Poverty: Learning from the 12 May 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake
AbstractHow to combine disaster prevention and mitigation, post-disaster reconstruction and poverty alleviation has become a new hot issue. On 12 May 2008, a major earthquake devastated the Wenchuan area in Sichuan Province in the heartland of China. After ten-years have passed, it is a good time to review what we learned from the Great Wenchuan earthquake. The impact of Wenchuan earthquake on poverty-stricken counties, poverty-stricken villages, and poverty-stricken households was analyzed. Suggestions for improving the method of combining disaster prevention, post-disaster reconstruction, and poverty alleviation were proposed. The results from this research could serve as an important reference for formulation of the poverty alleviation and development program after a major earthquake. View Full-Text
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Jia, H.; Chen, F.; Pan, D.; Zhang, C. The Impact of Earthquake on Poverty: Learning from the 12 May 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake. Sustainability 2018, 10, 4704.
Jia H, Chen F, Pan D, Zhang C. The Impact of Earthquake on Poverty: Learning from the 12 May 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake. Sustainability. 2018; 10(12):4704.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jia, Huicong; Chen, Fang; Pan, Donghua; Zhang, Chuanrong. 2018. "The Impact of Earthquake on Poverty: Learning from the 12 May 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake." Sustainability 10, no. 12: 4704.
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