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Lessons of Disasters Past Could Guide Sichuan's Revival

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Science  25 Jul 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5888, pp. 476
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5888.476

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Two months after an earthquake devastated a mountainous swath of Sichuan Province, urban planning experts met in Beijing to take stock of how past disaster responses could guide a massive reconstruction effort about to get under way.