2008 Sichuan earthquake

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  • Earthquake In China Research Paper

    Sichuan, the center of middle-west China is one of the most beautiful and developed provinces, however, on 12 May 2008 at 2.28 p.m., a 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan. It was the twelfth most destructive earthquake in human history and the largest disaster in China since the Tangshan earthquake in 1976. There are totally 87,000 casualties and 46 million people in Sichuan, Shaanxi and Chongqing are affected by the earthquake. Tremors were even felt by residents in Beijing and Shanghai, a thousand miles away (Bin). The earthquake causes a huge economy loss and severe citizen casualties. It 's severity and influence are incredible. Because of damage to Sichuan’s easily destroyed, rugged mountain roads, Most of the big machines,…

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  • New Media Content Analysis

    The new media tools have allowed the people not only share and rise the awareness of the disaster but also efficiently locate and help to the people suffering because of the Earthquake. According to Varuni Khosla shortly after the earthquake “Google 's 'Person Finder: 2015 Nepal Earthquake ' gave users both the option of looking for someone or spread information about the safety of their loved ones.” (Khosla, 2015) Today media producing is a crucial aspect of peoples lives, and even though it…

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  • Personal Essay: The Earthquake In China

    no one is ready to do any to escape. This earthquake is the most destructive seism, since the founding of the people 's Republic of China. It is also one of the most serious casualties after the earthquake in Tangshan. This accident caused a total of 69,227 deaths; 17,923 missing population; 374,643 injured; and children lost their lovely of home and family member ; destroyed an entire Sichuan. When the headlines coming out being a Chinese, we are mournful. After this happened, almost every…

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  • Wenchuan Earthquake Report

    On May 12, 2008, a disastrous earthquake, measuring at 8.0 Ms, occurred in Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province, China. The earthquake resulted from the collision between the Indo-Australian Plate and Eurasian Plate along the Longmenshan fault (Liu &Wang, 2013). As one of the most severe earthquakes happened in China, it caused a huge number of deaths and made millions of people become homeless (Zhang et al, 2012). A disaster is not only caused by the natural hazard, which is sometimes unavoidable,…

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  • Earthquake Hazard Analysis Essay

    would-around earthquakes. It seems that structural engineers could not avoid the fact that seismic analysis has become much more significant. Earthquake will result in severe consequences such as large financial losses and companies bankrupt, people unemployed and even fatalities. Although earthquakes are not usual natural catastrophes, it is necessary to rationally analyze seismic risk on different kinds of fields like geology, earthquake monitoring and civil engineering. A recent title…

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  • Li Bai Poem Analysis

    According to legend, it is said that Li Bai was probably born in Tokmok, an important city on the Silk Road. His father was a trader along the Silk Road, and his mother might be of Turkish descent. At his age of five, he moved to Sichuan province with his merchant family. Li Bai’s interest in poetry grew when he was little. The first poem his father taught him was a rhyme-prose “Sir Fantasy” by Sima Xiangru. This fantastic prose later proved to have a great impact on Li Bai’s poetic style. When…

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  • The Importance Of Food In India

    are: Chuan (Sichuan and Chongqing), Lu (Shandong), Su (Jiangsu), Min (Fujian), Zhe (Zhejiang), Hunan (Xiang), Hui (Anhui) and Yue or Cantonese (Guangdong), (Zhu et al., 2013). The corresponding regions of origin for each of these cuisines can be seen by referring to Figure 1. Figure 1. Map of Chinese Provinces (“Map of China Provinces & Cities”, 2016). The eight regional cuisines are subheadings classified from four schools. The first school is Chuan, which incorporates the cuisines of Xiang…

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  • Ting's Chastity

    Chastity was a most important to measure a women in 1920s period. It could be affected by Confucianism and traditional. At that time, people would treat women with more harsh rules. Such as if a women lost chastity before she gets married, she would be not get married in her life; or she could only get married with a divorced men. Even a woman suffered rape, which leads her lost chastity, people would say bad words to that woman, and nobody would sympathy that woman because they believe she was…

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  • Essay On Power Of Earthquake

    volcano, typhoon, tsunami and especially earthquake. For the last decade, we had to face with many super earthquake with magnitude from 7.0 to 9.0 Richter which caused devastating damage, some even send a country backward 10 years in development like Haiti earthquake in 2010 according to the UNICEF. With the power of earthquake, no country is invincible, even such a high developed and very experienced with earthquake like Japan. On March 11th 2011, the Tohoku earthquake occurred on the east…

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  • Cause And Effect Essay On Earthquakes

    calamities in the world since the old ages, earthquakes stand out as one of the most severe disasters. Earthquakes are calamities that cause a massive loss of life and property any time they occur. They are caused by diverse circumstances, and they have numerous effects on the people living in the area that they occur. This paper tries to engage the circumstances surrounding earthquakes and the effects it has on the people. Measures that can…

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