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30 mins before the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in China

Social Capital and Disaster Recovery: Evidence from Sichuan Earthquake in 2008 - Working Paper 344

Social capital can help reduce adverse shocks by facilitating access to transfers and remittances.This study examines how various measures of social …

Sichuan Earthquake Recovery

Last Saturday, a destructive earthquake struck China's Sichuan province, near the epicenter of the devastating 2008 earthquake, damaging thousands of structures and triggering landslides in the mountainous region. As of yesterday, the death toll stood at more than 200, with nearly 12,000 injured, …

Apple Makes $8 Million Donation to Chinese Earthquake Victims

- Apr 22, 2013<p>In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Sichuan, China over the weekend, Apple has announced its donation of 50 million RMB …

Sichuan Earthquake: Five Years Later

Yesterday was the fifth anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, a magnitude 8.0 quake which struck a mountainous region in southwestern China, destroying several villages, killing more than 70,000, and leaving another 18,000 still listed as missing. In the hard-hit town of Beichuan, dozens of …