This article briefs some experiences and the lessons learned from the disaster of the Chichi earthquake that hard struck central Taiwan on September 21, 1999. Most of the contents are on the basis of many existing literatures. Presented first herein are issues of damages resulted in by the earthquake, including damages to buildings, bridges and ground problems, etc. The aftermath reconstruction and recovery works are described in the following. Finally, the important achievement and preparedness for mitigating future earthquakes are also delineated.
|Number of pages||16|
|Journal||Environmental Science and Engineering (Subseries: Environmental Science)|
|Publication status||Published - 2013 Jan 1|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Environmental Engineering
- Information Systems