Flood Destruction and Abatement in China

by Zhixin Liang,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


About two-thirds of Chinese territory experiences flood disas ters of different types and varied degrees. The flood disasters in the east half of China are mainly caused by excessive rainfalls and tropical storms. This paper will focus on the flood destruction and abatement in east China.

Subject Headings: Floods | Hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones | Natural disasters | Disasters and hazards | Rainfall | Tropical regions | Rainfall frequency | Rainfall intensity | China | Asia

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