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How early warning systems brought rapid relief to quake victims

17 Aug 2017, Sixth Tone

China's improved disaster relief and preparedness efforts were demonstrated after the earthquake in Jiuzhaigou. There was a rapid release of assessments of the conditions and maps of affected areas, and various government departments immediately released emergency response plans, effectively minimising disaster impact.





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