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This summer has been China’s driest and hottest since consistent records began being kept in 1961. The severe heatwave resulted in and continues to exacerbate a drought.
The Diplomat
A severe heatwave in parts of China exacerbated a drought and fuelled wildfires.
Springer Nature
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2022
This project studied evacuation difficulty for residents in the Daoli District of Harbin during storm water-logging. Frequent water-logging disasters in cities are serious threats to urban residents.
Journal of Flood Risk Management (Wiley)

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National policies and plans

2016

This plan is a sectoral policy document, jointly issued by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Agriculture in order to improve the capacity of grassland disaster prevention and mitigation, maintain the security of grassland

People's Republic of China - government
2011

This National Comprehensive Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Twelfth Five-Year Plan (2011–2015), as a cross-sectoral policy document, was issued by the Ministry of Civil Affairs, aiming at further improving the ability of disaster prevention and

People's Republic of China - government
2014

This document outlines China's national plan for the sustainable management of locust disasters.

People's Republic of China - government

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2021
This report summarizes the risks posed on China's climate, ecosystems, food and water systems, and citizens by climate change, as well as the country's policies for mitigation, adaptation, and emissions reductions.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
2012
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Ministry of Civil Affairs