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China Completes 4-tier Disaster Risk Evaluation Through National Survey

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BEIJING, (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 8th May, 2024) China has completed the natural disaster risk evaluation and hazard zonation at the national, provincial, municipal and county levels, based on the results of the first national natural risk survey. in disaster.

The survey included results from hazard evaluation and zonation, categorized by types of natural disasters, in 31 provincial-level regions as well as the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, 333 municipalities and 2,846 counties, said Zheng Guoguang, director of the office of the former. national survey on the risks of natural disasters leading group under the State Council, on Wednesday.

A comprehensive risk map and a map of natural disaster prevention and control of zonation have been compiled, along with zonation mapping of seismic intensity risk, geological disaster prevention and flood control of major rivers. , etc., Zheng told a press conference held by the State Council. Information Office.

China has also established a national database of natural disaster risks, including sub-databases of 31 provincial-level regions and 10 industries, based on the survey results, Zheng added.

The nationwide survey, which lasted from 2020 to 2022 and involved 5 million people, collected a lot of data about natural hazards.

Due to the evolving factors that cause disasters, bodies affected by the risk, and mitigation and coping capacity, it is necessary to conduct the survey and evaluation of the disaster risk on a regular basis, Zheng said.

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