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Natural disasters in China showed 6 features in 2012

Source:China Meteorological News Press Recently many departments included Ministry of Civil Affair and General Office of National Committee for Disaster Reduction organized meetings to analyze the...

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China Flood 2012: Work Report 6

Situation Update Since May 2012, China has been successively affected by typhoons and torrential rain, more than 10 provinces were affected by floods with different extent. In August, the flooding...

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Pest damage worsens in rice-producing provinces

CHANGSHA, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Pests are posing an increasing challenge for the country's major rice-producing areas amid an important harvest year, according to agricultural officials. The Ministry...

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IDP News Alert, 23 August 2012

To see this news alert with links to the sources click here. Myanmar: The plight of the Rohingya people Approximately 65,000 people are currently displaced and are in urgent need of humanitarian...

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China Flood 2012: Work Report 5

Situation Update Since this May, China has been continuously affected by torrential rain and flooding nationwide. The recent typhoons, Soala, Damrey and Haikui escalated the effect of the disasters,...

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More relief funding as tropical storm nears

China's ministries of finance and civil affairs on Tuesday jointly allocated 518 million yuan (81.4 million U.S. dollars) to back typhoon relief work as southeastern regions are expected to be hit by...

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Typhoons leave 51 Chinese dead, 21 missing

English.news.cn 2012-08-13 20:40:06 BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Three consecutive typhoons that have hit Chinese coastal areas in the past two weeks have caused 51 deaths and left 21 people missing...

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Haikui damage estimated at 1.46 bln yuan

English.news.cn 2012-08-13 20:42:16 BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Insurers have assessed that damage caused by typhoon Haikui has reached 1.46 billion yuan (230 million U.S. dollars), according to an...

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Early and good service provided for typhoon prevention

When typhoon Saola, Damrey and Haikui come one by one rarely in a short time, China Meteorological Administration has strengthened the monitor, early warning and service. Up to 490 million times of...

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Haikui causes over 3 billion yuan economic loss in Anhui

English.news.cn 2012-08-11 22:36:56 HEFEI, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- East China's Anhui Province has recorded an economic loss of 3.28 billion yuan (515.69 million U.S.dollars) since severe tropical storm...

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China launches emergency response to typhoon-hit Jiangxi

English.news.cn 2012-08-11 20:35:33 BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- China's central authorities initiated a level-four emergency plan at 4 p.m. Saturday in response to torrential rains and flooding...

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Typhoon Haikui affects 330,000 in E China province

English.news.cn 2012-08-10 20:51:29 • More than 330,000 people in east China's Jiangxi Province have been affected by typhoon Haikui. • As of 5 p.m. Friday, over 33,780 residents had been relocated...

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China: Floods - Information Bulletin n° 2

Typhoons Saola, Damrey and more recently Haikui have brought the heaviest rains to northern and southern provinces along China’s eastern coast since the beginning of August. The heaviest hit...

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Death toll in E China reservoir breach rises to 10

English.news.cn 2012-08-10 13:17:26 DAISHAN, Zhejiang, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a flood that occurred Friday morning following a dam breach in the city of Zhoushan in east China's...

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Officials, experts dispatched to rainstorm-battered Anhui

English.news.cn 2012-08-09 20:01:32 BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Officials and experts have been sent to rainstorm-battered Anhui province in east China to aid in local relief efforts, the Ministry of...

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Tropical storm Haikui brings downpours, gales to Anhui

English.news.cn 2012-08-09 20:25:44 HEFEI, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Haikui, which was downgraded to a severe tropical storm as of 4 p.m. Wednesday, slammed east China's Anhui province Wednesday...

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Haikui affects 6 mln people, destroys thousands of houses

English.news.cn 2012-08-09 20:30:14 BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- More than 6 million people had been affected by Typhoon Haikui in four provinces as of 8 a.m. Thursday, the country's flood control...

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