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24 May 1988 description


UNDRO 88/0995
CHINA - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
24 MAY 1988

SITUATION

1. IN FUJIAN PROVINCE (IN PARTICULAR IN COUNTIES JIANYANG, CHONGAN, ZHENGE), HEAVY RAINS CAUSED FLOODS SINCE 20 MAY.

2. RAIN CONTINUES AS OF 24 MAY. RAINFALL RECORDED UP TO 257 MILLIMETERS ON 21 MAY.

DAMAGE

3. 78 DEATHS, 204 INJURED, 50, 000 PEOPLE AFFECTED, 14, 000 HOMES DAMAGED.

4. COMMUNICATION SYSTEM IN AFFECTED AREAS DAMAGED.

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