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Natural Disaster Challenges in China : Key Trends and Insights - Learning from Experience : Insights from China’s Progress in Disaster Risk Management (English)

Together with climate change, rapid economic growth and urbanization, China’s intensifying disaster risk is putting a strain on the country’s resources, environment, and ecology. Against this backdrop, understanding and tackling disaster risk in China has never been more critical. This report presents a few key trends and insights about China’s natural disaster challenges.

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  • Document Date

    2020/07/16

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    150903

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    China,

  • Region

    East Asia and Pacific,

  • Disclosure Date

    2020/07/16

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Natural Disaster Challenges in China : Key Trends and Insights - Learning from Experience : Insights from China’s Progress in Disaster Risk Management

  • Keywords

    natural disaster; Disaster Risk; million people; geological disaster; drought; natural disaster risk; red tide; coastal region; tropical cyclone; autonomous region; heat wave; yield loss; meteorological disaster; natural hazard; grassland fire; threat of flood; Population Growth; geological structure; geographic distribution; climate extremes; major hazard; significant loss; intense rainfall; biological disaster; forest debris; weather disaster; large-scale disaster; coastal area; hilly area; mountainous region; mountainous country; interregional trade; storm surge; english version; civil affairs; statistical yearbook; annual fatality; global impact; rapid urbanization; volcanic eruption; debris flow

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Natural Disaster Challenges in China : Key Trends and Insights - Learning from Experience : Insights from China’s Progress in Disaster Risk Management (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/787561594885965851/Natural-Disaster-Challenges-in-China-Key-Trends-and-Insights-Learning-from-Experience-Insights-from-China-s-Progress-in-Disaster-Risk-Management