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13 Aug 2018 description

This year’s 14th typhoon Yagi (severe tropical storm scale) made landfall in coastal areas of Wenling, Zhejiang at around 23:35 on August 12. The maximum wind intensity at the center registered scale 10 (28m/s).

12 Aug 2018 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $655,000 to Oxfam Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Gansu Province in the Mainland.

Announcing the grant today (August 10), a spokesman for the Government said that the grant will be used to provide flour and cooking oil to the victims. The Committee hopes the grant would facilitate the provision of timely relief to the victims and help them restore their normal living.

08 Aug 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: mym

HARBIN, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- More than 30,000 residents in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province have been affected by floods and waterlogging due to heavy downpours, local authorities said Monday.

According to the provincial civil affairs department, heavy rain and floods over the past week have disrupted lives of around 32,400 people and forced 896 to be relocated to safety across the province.

Floods also damaged 56,200 hectares of crops, causing direct economic losses of 96.9 million yuan (14 million U.S. dollars).

06 Aug 2018 description

Colombia-Fuertes Lluvias 3/8/18

Las fuertes lluvias han estado afectando varias áreas del sureste de Colombia lo que ha provocado el desbordamiento de los ríos.
Según los medios locales, más de 9.500 familias se han visto afectadas por las inundaciones en los departamentos de Guainia y Vichada.
Durante las próximas 48 horas lluvias más fuertes con tormentas localizadas pueden continuar afectando las áreas ya afectadas

Venezuela- Fuertes Lluvias-3/8/18

05 Aug 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: yan

URUMQI, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- Twenty people have died in floods caused by torrential rain in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Tuesday, authorities said Friday.

Another eight people remain missing after the downpours hit Qincheng Township in Hami from 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on July 31, according to the regional disaster relief headquarters.

Over 8,700 houses, farmland, roads, railway lines, and power and telecommunication facilities were damaged in the floods.

05 Aug 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: ZX

KUNMING, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- Heavy downpours since last Friday and ensuing floods have affected around 226,000 people in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local authorities said Friday.

As of 16:30 p.m., heavy rain and floods had killed six people, forced 756 to be relocated to safety, and affected around 226,000 people from fifteen prefectures and cities across the province, according to the provincial disaster reduction committee.

04 Aug 2018 description

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02 Aug 2018 description

The National Meteorological Center (NMC) continued to issue blue warning of typhoon at 6:00 a.m. on August 2. At 8:00 a.m., China Meteorological Administration (CMA) activated a level four emergency response to address typhoon Jongdari. It is required that the relevant meteorological sectors attached to CMA enter the emergency position immediately and put corresponding meteorological services in place. The potential affected areas such as Zhejiang, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui, and Henan are expected to sustain or adjust the emergency state according to local realities. (Aug. 2)

24 Jul 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: ZX

BEIJING, July 23 (Xinhua) -- As rainfall continued to batter northern China, relevant departments have been required to make necessary preparations for possible disasters caused by the rain.

China's Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) on Sunday called for better efforts to mitigate disasters and reduce casualties during the flood season.

MEM's Vice Minister Huang Ming said that late July and early August is a "critical stage" for fighting floods and providing relief.

24 Jul 2018 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $536,000 to Amity Foundation, Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Sichuan Province in the Mainland.

23 Jul 2018 description

According to National Meteorological Center, this year’s 10th Typhoon Ampil (severe tropical storm scale) made landfall at the coastal regions of Chongming Island, Shanghai at around 12:30 on July 22. The maximum wind intensity at the center registered 28 m/s. The minimum air pressure registered 985 pHa.

Editor: Liu Shuqiao

21 Jul 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Xiang Bo

BEIJING, July 19 (Xinhua) -- The ministries of Finance and of Emergency Management have allocated 170 million yuan (about 25 million U.S. dollars) to help with flood relief work in west China's Sichuan and Gansu provinces.

The money will be used to relocate people affected by the floods, reconstruct collapsed houses and provide financial aid for flood victims, said a source of the Ministry of Emergency Management.

20 Jul 2018 description

China Meteorological Administration (CMA) activated a level three emergency response to address Typhoon Ampil. It is required that the relevant meteorological sectors attached to CMA enter the emergency position immediately and put corresponding meteorological services in place. The potential affected areas such as Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Shanghai, and Anhui are expected to sustain or adjust the corresponding emergency state according to local realities. (July 20)

Editor: Liu Shuqiao

18 Jul 2018 description

The National Meteorological Center (NMC) issued blue warning of typhoon at 10:00 a.m. on July 17. At 11:00 a.m., China Meteorological Administration (CMA) activated a level four emergency response to the typhoon. It is required that the relevant meteorological sectors attached to CMA enter the emergency position immediately and put corresponding meteorological services in place. The potential affected areas such as Guangdong, Guangxi, and Hainan are expected to sustain or adjust the emergency state according to local realities. (July. 17)

Editor: Liu Shuqiao

17 Jul 2018 description

Paraguay- Inundación Súbita 12/7/18

La cantidad de agua caída en los últimos días, produjo inundación súbita de caminos de acceso y vecinales, que afectó los medios de vida, principalmente cultivos de autoconsumo, de más de 365 familias.

De esta manera, la asistencia estatal se constituye en un apoyo al presupuesto de las familias afectadas, que podrán alimentarse por espacio de 20 a 40 días, aproximadamente, de acuerdo al tipo de kit de alimentos recibido.

Acciones de Respuesta:

17 Jul 2018 description

Beijing/Kuala Lumpur, 17 July 2018 – With an estimated 2.9 million people affected by flooding and landslides in China’s Sichuan and Gansu province, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has released more than 380,000 Swiss francs (US $380,000 / €326,000) to bolster relief and recovery efforts on the ground.

“Torrential rain coupled with two typhoons have caused extensive flooding and landslides in Sichuan and Gansu provinces,” said Gwendolyn Pang, head of IFRC’s office in Beijing.

15 Jul 2018 description
report Radio Free Asia

Authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan have declared a state of emergency after a mountainous region was hit by floods and landslides following days of torrential rain.

Thousands of travelers were left stranded after landslides and floods blocked major highways and the severe weather affected flights at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, where 34 flights were delayed and seven canceled on Thursday.

14 Jul 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Chengcheng

BEIJING, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Heavy rain continues in most parts of China on Friday, causing floods and traffic disruptions, forcing people to evacuate and tourist attractions to close.

The second flood peak of the Yangtze River this year has formed in its upper reaches, with severe flooding occurring in many branches of the river, according to the hydrology bureau of the Yangtze River water resources commission.

13 Jul 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Mu Xuequan

BEIJING, July 12 (Xinhua) -- China's disaster relief authorities launched a level IV emergency response plan Thursday to help flood victims in west China's Sichuan and Gansu provinces.

About 932,000 people in Sichuan Province were affected by floods caused by heavy rains by midday Thursday, with three deaths and 101,000 people evacuated. Over 600 houses fell and 36,900 hectares of farmland were flooded. The province suffered direct economic losses worth 2.4 billion yuan (360.1 million U.S. dollars).