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Philippines + 3 others
18 September 2014: Mexico, Philippines, China, Vietnam - Tropical Cyclones

MEXICO

• On 17 September, ODILE moved over the northern Gulf of California and north-western mainland Mexico, weakening into a Tropical Depression, then towards south-western U.S.A. About 26 000 foreign tourists took refuge in 165 temporary shelters (including 31 hotels). An aerial bridge was established in Baja California in order to evacuate them. Preliminary reports indicate that ODILE has caused 135 minor injuries. No casualties have been reported so far. 240 000 households were left without electricity and damage assessment is ongoing.

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Viet Nam + 2 others
Philippines, China, Vietnam - Tropical Cyclones KALMAEGI and FUNG-WONG (ECHO Daily Flash, 18 September 2014)

KALMAEGI weakened into a Tropical Depression on 17 September, moving over northern Vietnam. Heavy rainfall affected several areas of northern Vietnam and southern China, causing floods and landslides. In northern Vietnam, media reported at least six people killed and another five injured in a landslide in Cao Loc district (Long Son Province), 5 000 ha of crops destroyed and 147 houses damaged.
In northern Philippines, due to the passage of KALMAEGI (LUIS), 366 075 people were affected (as of 18 September, NDRRMC).

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At least 7 dead as Typhoon Kalmaegi causes havoc in China

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Xinhua

NANNING/HAIKOU, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Kalmaegi has left at least seven people dead and one missing and caused huge economic losses since it came ashore in south China on Tuesday.

Four people were killed by falling trees, one died when a building collapsed and one was drowned, in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, said the regional civil affairs department on Wednesday.

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China + 2 others
Typhoon hits China's Hainan after shutting down Hong Kong

09/16/2014 09:39 GMT

by Neil CONNOR

BEIJING, September 16, 2014 (AFP) - A powerful typhoon slammed into southern China Tuesday, swamping ships, grounding flights and forcing thousands -- many of them still recovering from a previous storm -- to leave home.

Typhoon Kalmaegi made landfall on the east coast of Hainan island packing winds of 144 kilometres (89 miles) an hour, the China Meteorological Administration said.

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Philippines + 3 others
15 September 2014: Mexico – Philippines - Tropical Cyclones

MEXICO

• ODILE made landfall near Cabo San Lucas (Baja California Sur) on 15 September at 4.45 UTC with max. sustained winds of 205 km/h (Category 3 Hurricane). 7 000 people are reported evacuated and shelters for up to 30 000 people have been set up.

• As of 15 September 13.00 UTC local Media reports blocked roads and power cuts in the area.

• A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the whole southern half of the Baja California Peninsula.

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India + 6 others
Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (9 - 15 September 2014)

About 8,000 people have been displaced by the storm in the Philippines; the Government is leading the response, including the distribution of food and non-food items to the affected people.

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China initiates level-III response for typhoon Kalmaegi

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Xinhua

BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- China's flood control authority on Monday initiated a Level-III emergency response to cope with possible flooding as typhoon Kalmaegi approaches the country's southern regions.

Kalmaegi is forecast to make landfall somewhere between Wuchuan in Guangdong Province and Wanning on Hainan Island around noon Tuesday, according to the National Meteorological Center.

Coastal areas in Guangdong, all of Hainan Island, and southern parts of Guangxi and Yunnan are expected to be hit by downpours in the coming three days, the Center said.

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Philippines + 1 other
12 September 2014: Philippines - Tropical Cyclone KALMAEGI

• On 12 September at 6.00 UTC KALMAEGI (previously FIFTEEN), known as LUIS in the Philippines, was a Tropical Storm (max. sustained winds of 65 km/h) and its center was located approx. 700 km east of Catanduanes Province (south-eastern Luzon) and 1 000 km south-east of the eastern coast of northern Luzon.

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Philippines + 13 others
Asia-Pacific Humanitarian Bulletin January - June 2014

The first six months of 2014 saw the most intense and highest number of storms in Asia and the Pacific compared to the same period over the last five years. Over 31 million people were affected by 58 natural disasters.

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China + 4 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (5-11 August 2014)

Rescue efforts are ongoing in the southwestern province of Yunnan, where a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck on 3 August, affecting more than a million people.

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China Flood 2014: Work Report 5

Situation Update

Typhoon “Rammasun” has raged several provinces in southern China and brought extensive damage. Besides Hainan Province, Guangdong Province and Guangxi Zhung Autonomous Region, the powerful windstorm brought torrential rains and mudslide to Yunnan Province also. On the other hand, since mid-July, the downpours brought flooding to several provinces in southern China, Guizhou Province was affected the most.

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China + 3 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (29 July - 4 August 2014)

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck China on 3 August killing more than 381 people and injuring 1,800. In Nepal, ten people have been killed by landslides triggered by monsoon rains.

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Typhoon Matmo kills 13 in China

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Xinhua

BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Matmo has claimed 13 lives in China and affected about 2.5 million residents, the Ministry of Civil Affairs announced on Sunday.

Nine deaths were reported in east China's Jiangxi Province and four were reported in south China's Guangdong Province, the ministry said in a statement.

As of 9 a.m. on Sunday, more than 2.54 million people had been affected as the impact of the typhoon spreads to 185 counties in eight provinces including Liaoning, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Shandong and Guangdong.