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Hong Kong Red Cross Annual Report 2017-2018

Established in 1950, the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and the world’s humanitarian network operating in 191 countries. We dedicate...

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Déclaration de l’OMM sur l’état du climat mondial en 2017

Avant-propos Chaque année, l’Organisation météorologique mondiale (OMM) publie une déclaration sur l’état du climat mondial dans le but de fournir des informations scientifiques fiables sur le climat...

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Yangtze floods cause least casualties last year since 2000

WUHAN, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Floods on the Yangtze River, China's longest, had left 161 dead and 20 missing as of Oct. 31 last year, the least casualties since 2000, the Yangtze River Water Resources...

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Heavy downpour forces evacuations in Hainan

HAINAN, Nov. 8 (Xinhua) -- Over 11,000 people have been evacuated in southern China's Hainan Province after heavy rain battered the island, the provincial flood control authority said Wednesday. ...

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WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2017

Executive Summary Whilst 2017 has been a cooler year than the record-setting 2016, it is very likely to be one of the three warmest years on record, and the warmest not influenced by an El Niño...

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Quarterly Update July - September 2017

This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 July and 30 September 2017. It is also available online here: www...

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Natural disasters kill 799 in first nine months

BEIJING, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- Natural disasters left 799 people dead and 90 missing nationwide in the first nine months, according to a statement by the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the China...

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Typhoon Khanun makes landfall in south China

Editor: Yamei GUANGZHOU, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Khanun, the 20th typhoon this year, made landfall at around 3:25 a.m. Monday in Xuwen county, south China's Guangdong Province,bring gales of 28 meters...

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5 dead in central China rain

Source: Xinhua| 2017-10-12 22:41:41|Editor: yan WUHAN, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Torrential rain in central China's Hubei Province has left five dead. The downpour forced the evacuation of 26,700 people,...

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23 killed due to heavy rainfall in China

Source: Xinhua| 2017-10-09 20:18:40|Editor: Mengjie BEIJING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Twenty-three people have died after heavy rain hit parts of China starting Oct. 1, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said...

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Over 43,000 battle Yangtze tributary flood

WUHAN, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- More than 43,000 people in central China's Hubei Province have battled flooding of the Hanjiang River, a tributary of the Yangtze River, during the National Day holiday. ...

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