Books on Wenchuan earthquake relief work published

Updated 2018-05-09 16:51:02 Xinhua

A set of books about the relief work and reconstruction of areas devastated by the Wenchuan earthquake has been published in advance of the 10th anniversary of the quake.

The eight-book set took nine years to compile and documents the period between May 12, 2008 and October 14, 2011.

"The books objectively record the earthquake relief work," said Chen Jianchun, an official with a local chronicles office in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

"We hope the books can offer experience for future earthquake relief work," Chen said.

On May 12, 2008, the magnitude-8.0 quake that hit Wenchuan of Sichuan killed more than 69,000 people and left nearly 18,000 missing and millions homeless.

Also in the News

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time
Showbiz2016/06/16 13:58October 17 2018 17:12:10

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time

Attending Shanghai International Film Festival, Nicole Kidman talks about her role in "Grace of Monaco".

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts
Also in the News2014/05/01 12:16October 17 2018 17:12:10

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'
Also in the News2014/04/18 13:18October 17 2018 17:12:10

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'

Hollywood star Johnny Depp's speech in the upcoming new film "Transcendence" has been disclosed on Friday, April 11th.

News:
China World Business Sports Showbiz Audio
Video:
C4 My Chinese Life The Sound Stage China Revealed Showbiz Video Travel Video
Photos:
China World Fun Travel Entertainment Sports
Travel:
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou
Lifestyle:
Live Music Opera & Classical Movies Traditional Shows Exhibitions
Learn Chinese:
Chinese Studio Living Chinese Everyday Chinese Just For Fun Chinese Culture Buzzwords