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Interview: Reducing damage from disasters

08-17-2010 14:39 BJT

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To discuss the aftermath of the landslide in Sichuan province, we're joined by our Current Affairs Commentator, Gregory Yingnien Tsang.

Q1: It seems that China and other countries such as Pakistan are experiencing more and more natural disasters.

Two years ago, Sichuan experienced the massive earthquake. The magnitude-8.0 earthquake killed at least 68-thousand people. Reconstruction has been underway since then but now the area has suffered this new landslide. Obviously natural disasters cannot be prevented but what more can the government do to reduce the damage caused by these disasters?

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV

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