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China to relocate 1.4 million people away from geological threats

18 Jan 2017, Chinaview.cn, Xinhua

China will relocate 1.4 million people living in areas known to be geological disaster hot spots. In these areas, geological disasters cannot be prevented or reduced through human intervention. According to the plan by the Chinese government, families will be moved by the end of 2020 and measures will be taken to address geological risk throughout 2016-2020.





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