This map comes from the Major natural disaster Atlas of China in 2010
Surveying and Mapping Press and China Map Publishing House. The editing unit
is the National Natural Resources and Geospatial Basic Information Database
Spatial distribution of major natural disasters
Drought--North China Plain, Middle and Lower Reaches of Yangtze River Plain, Northeast China
Flood Disasters--Middle and Lower Reaches of the Yangtze River Plain and North China Plain
Earthquake Disasters--Taiwan, North China, Northwest and Southwest
Debris Flow and Landslide--Southwest China
Typhoon - Southeast Coast
Major natural disasters in different regions
North China - Drought, Flood and Earthquake
East and South China--Typhoon, Drought and Flood
Northwest-Sandstorm and Earthquake
Southwest - Earthquakes, Landslides, Debris Flows
Northeast China - Drought, Flood and Low Temperature Disasters
China is one of the countries in the world where natural disasters occur widely, which has
various kinds of disasters and have serious disasters.
Various types of disasters and frequent occurrence of disasters
China is situated at the intersection of two typical disaster zones in the world, with frequent
disasters. There are various types of natural disasters in China, and many kinds of natural disasters
occur in China all over the world, especially earthquakes, droughts, floods, typhoons and storm surges.
Natural disasters occur frequently and intensively in China. Of the 54 major natural disasters in
the 20th century, China accounted for 8.
There are many kinds of disasters in our country, and the causes of secondary disasters can be summarized from
the following four aspects.
China is at the intersection of two major natural disaster zones.
China is located at the junction of the Pacific plate and the Eurasian plate, with strong crustal movement.
In China, 2/3 of the area is mountainous area, and the types of landforms are complex and diverse.
The unstable monsoon climate, especially the strength of Hawaiian high pressure and the speed of location
movement, has led to frequent alternating drought and flood disasters in different regions of China.