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15 Aug 2017 description
The evacuation of over 30,000 tourists and thousands of local people out of harm’s way was done in a timely and disciplined manner, said the head of the IFRC Country Cluster Support Team.
13 Mar 2017 description
Chinese authorities estimate that more than 20,000 people are taking refuge in a town close to the Kokang region of Myanmar's Shan State.
26 Sep 2016 description
Since 18 September, torrential rainfall has caused flooding, mud flows and landslides in Sichuan and Yunnan provinces, affecting 81,000 people across 28 counties and 13 cities.
22 Aug 2016 description
A measles outbreak in Myanmar has caused 34 deaths, mostly young children. Health authorities have established containment zones and initiated an emergency vaccination campaign.
01 Aug 2016 description
Millions of people have been affected by floods triggered by monsoon rains and Typhoon Nepartak in China, India, the Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Bhutan.
25 Jul 2016 description
During the past week, torrential rains continued to affect several parts of Indonesia. On 19 July, at least 100 houses were inundated in Sorong city, West Papua province.
11 Jul 2016 description
A total of 449,000 people in China were affected by Typhoon Nepartak, including some 203,000 people in 10 cities. At least 7,500 families have been affected in the Philippines.
04 Jul 2016 description
At least 14 deaths have been recorded and some 20 people are reported missing, with 120,000 people temporarily relocated due to the recent flooding in China.
27 Jun 2016 description
In China, nine million people have been affected by torrential rainfall across 10 provinces. In the Philippines, 5,100 people in Maguindanao province have been affected by floods.
13 Jul 2015 description
Direct economic losses are estimated at 5.86 billion yuan ($940 million) with agriculture worst hit. Loss of 3.62 billion yuan estimated as the typhoon coincided with vegetable harvests.
24 Nov 2014 description
Five people were killed and 54 others injured after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake in China's Sichuan Province, about 79,500 people have been affected
11 Aug 2014 description
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.
10 Aug 2014 description
report AlertNet
Aid workers are trekking for hours to assist survivors of the earthquake that triggered landslides, blocking rivers and creating massive bodies of water that could unleash more destruction.
04 Aug 2014 description
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.
23 Jul 2014 description
The strongest typhoon in four decades to hit mainland China brought landfalls in four provinces: Hainan, Guangdong, Guangxi and Yunnan, damaging 468,500 hectares of crops.
21 Jul 2014 description
Authorities said at least 17 people died after the typhoon swept across the tropical island province of Hainan and brought torrential rains and violent winds as it crossed to the mainland.
24 Sep 2013 description
A new map highlights the path of Typhoon Usagi, the effects of a tropical depression on Viet Nam, Cambodia and Lao, overflowing rivers in Myanmar and Thailand and a hail storm in Papua New Guinea.
17 Sep 2013 description
report IRIN
Confusion over the nature of China’s aid arises because the country uses multiple ministries and agencies to give money, has different strategic priorities than traditional Western donors, and does not release detailed reports.
04 Sep 2013 description
report Xinhua
Total economic losses for the province are estimated at 19.1 billion yuan (US$3.12 billion), while more than 8,000 relief workers are still battling the floods.
17 Aug 2013 description
report Xinhua
Northeast China has been hit by the worst flooding in decades this summer, while the south is fighting the effects of Typhoon Utor.