|Five Technical Booklets for Quake Relief|
The Ministry of Science and Technology has recently published five technical booklets to
diffuse practical knowledge, technologies, and products for quake relief, based on the
findings derived from the National S&T Infrastructure Program, and the National 863
Sanitation and Mental Health elaborates diverse issues on infectious diseases prevention,
disinfection, pests killing, victim corpse and dead animal handling, sanitation requirements
for temporary shelters and washing rooms, garbage and wastes treatment, after-quake
mental health, psychological crisis and intervention, and self-adaptation.
Safe drinking water and water supply introduces common knowledge in the area, including
water source selection and protection, distributive and integrated water supply, water
purification drugs and hardware, water supply facilities, and water supply facilities
restoration and stable running.
Food nutrition and safety discusses many issues relating to food safety in the quake
stricken areas, including diagnosis and treatment of food poisoning, food safety testing
techniques, and food nutrition.
Practical technologies for quake induced disasters talks about emergency handling of
endangered dams and quake lakes, geological disasters prevention, production safety, and
Structures safety diagnosis and reconstruction introduces the knowledge in five areas,
including diagnosing the safety of houses, roads, bridges, tunnels, structures, water
reservoirs, dams, underground pipelines, and underground structures.