Disaster Management In China: Policy, Institution and Aid In Coping With Disaster
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China is famous as the land or the disaster. More than 70% of China's total is in disaster-prone areas, so it is not surprising that the country is becoming one of the in the world that often hit by disasters, particularly natural disasters. Among the various types of disasters occurred in China, the earthquake is one of the most vicious and most Feared by the people. The history reveals that there has been approximately 3000 times earthquake during the last 3000 years, which means that, at least the country was rocked by an earthquake one time in a year. The book discuss China's model of disaster management, how policies implemented by the Chinese Government, as well as the pattern ofinter-agency coordination of disaster management in China. Based on qualitative and explanatory research, this book explains the disaster management in China, the dynamics of policies initiated and applied by the government, institutions network and the issue of aid. The aims of this book are to explore the model of Chinese disaster relief and the relation among institutions and actors in disaster management, and Further to examine the coordination and implementation of policy and strategy in various disaster institutions in China.