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Chen, Hang-Chun, 2000. A Discussion On The Characteristics, Lmpacts, And Emergency Response Of Chi-Chi Earthquake. AOFST 4
Chi-Chi earthquake is the strongest earthquake hit Taiwan in the last hundred years period and caused significant impacts and it also tested the four-level system with a real and severe situation. Under this conditions there are three major purposes of the paper: the first to illustrate the conditions and characteristics of the disaster, the second, to illustrate the response of the central and local governments and the civil organizations in the first 10 days after the disaster. Lastly, we'll discuss the social and economic impacts of the Chi-Chi earthquake on the hazard area and provide some possibilities for the future.