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UNDRO 90/0883
CHINA - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
19 JUNE 1990

1. FROM 6 TO 8 AND 11 TO 15 JUNE, TORRENTIAL RAINS WITH A MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION OF 489 MM RESULTED IN WIDESPREAD FLOODS IN 39 COUNTIES OF HUNAN PROVINCE.

2. ON 18 JUNE, INITIAL ESTIMATE OF DAMAGE BY MINISTRY OF CIVIL AFFAIRS AS FOLLOWS:

- MORE THAN 100 DEAD, 2,000 INJURED, 40,000 HOUSES COLLAPSED, 100,000 HOUSES DAMAGED, 7,000 LIVESTOCK LOST, MILLIONS OF PEOPLE AFFECTED.