Articles | Volume 18, issue 6
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 1771–1783, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-1771-2018
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 1771–1783, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-1771-2018

Research article 27 Jun 2018

Research article | 27 Jun 2018

Analysis of the disaster characteristics and emergency response of the Jiuzhaigou earthquake

Wei Wang et al.

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This paper provides a detailed introduction to the disaster situation of the 8 August 2017, Ms 7.0 earthquake that occurred in Jiuzhaigou County, Sichuan Province, China, and specifically describes the emergency response activities of all levels of the government, various departments, rescue teams, enterprises and public institutions as well as social organizations. The characteristics of the earthquake disaster and the emergency responses are analysed and summarized.
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