Typhoon Damrey - Aug 2012

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Typhoon Damrey made landfall near Xiangshui county in east China's Jiangsu Province on 2 Aug 2012. In northeastern province of Liaoning, nearly 1.46 million people were affected by heavy rains and floods. More than 10,000 houses collapsed and about 17,000 houses were damaged, forcing 138,000 people to evacuate. In neighboring Hebei province, about 2.33 million people were affected and 9,400 houses were destroyed by flooding. (Xinhua, 5 Aug 2012)

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