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03 Sep 2012 description
report Xinhua
English.news.cn 2012-09-03 07:09:07 BEIJING, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's central authorities initiated a level-four emergency plan on Sunday afternoon in response to severe flooding in southwest China's Sichuan Province and Chongqing Municipality. The National Commission for Disaster...
11 Jul 2012 description
report Xinhua
CHENGDU, July 11 (Xinhua) -- More than 220,000 people in southwest China's Sichuan Province have been evacuated from low-lying areas following a flood that struck the disaster-prone region on Wednesday, local authorities said. The flood, the third in 10 days, affected more than 580,000...
16 May 2012 description
report Xinhua
BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Rainstorms have left 102 people dead and another 30 missing across China since late April, a national disaster relief agency said Wednesday. As of Wednesday, heavy rains accompanying thunder, hail and strong winds have hit a large portion of China and affected about 13...