This picture taken on April 21, 2018 shows part of the destroyed Xuankou Middle School, now a memorial site for the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, in Yingxiu, China. Photo: AFP

Lessons from Sichuan earthquake must not be forgotten

Ten years ago today, 87,000 people were killed, 370,000 injured and 5 million made homeless in a national catastrophe that united the country in compassion for the suffering and loss, and reflected the heartbreaking price of sacrificing building standards

Topic |   Sichuan earthquake, 10 years on

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This picture taken on April 21, 2018 shows part of the destroyed Xuankou Middle School, now a memorial site for the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, in Yingxiu, China. Photo: AFP
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