The Sichuan Earthquake Recovery.

Damaged road near Dujiangyan, Sichuan

Damaged road near Dujiangyan, Sichuan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Panzhihua City in Sichuan China

Panzhihua City in Sichuan China (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

China's FIRST McDonald's

China’s FIRST McDonald’s (Photo credit: flickr.Marcus)

Sichuan Food

Sichuan Food (Photo credit: su-lin)

English: Intensity map of the 01 August, 2008 ...

English: Intensity map of the 01 August, 2008 Sichuan (China) earthquale (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2013/04/sichuan-earthquake-recovery/100502/

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, 23 still missing, and tens of thousands made homeless. The quake was measured at magnitude 7.0 by China’s earthquake administration and magnitude of 6.6 by the U.S. Geological Survey. Rescue teams and government aid personnel have struggled to reach the affected area, as many roads were damaged.

 

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