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83 dead or missing after central China floods

Source: Xinhua| 2017-07-09 19:19:44|Editor: Mengjie CHANGSHA, July 9 (Xinhua) -- Severe rainfall in central China's Hunan Province since June has affected over 12 million people and left 83 dead or...

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China Floods 2017: Work Report 2

Since May 2017, China has been affected by continuous rainstorms and hailstorms. In mid-June, the heaviest rainfall in the year caused severe floods and landslides in many provinces, with over 10...

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High temperatures and extreme weather continue

June 2017 extended the spell of “exceptional global warmth” that has now lasted since mid-2015, according to the latest analysis from the Europe Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting Copernicus...

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44 dead or missing in flood-stricken Chinese county

Editor: An CHANGSHA, July 7 (Xinhua) -- A total of 44 people have been died or missing after floods hit Ningxiang County in central China's Hunan Province, local flood prevention headquarters said...

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China: 47 dead, 22 missing after flood hits Hunan, Guangxi

Editor: ying CHANGSHA/NANNING, July 4 (Xinhua) -- A total of 47 people died and 22 are missing as floods wreaked havoc in central China's Hunan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in the...

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Fund released for flood relief in South China

BEIJING — China’s Finance Ministry on June 3 released 1.9 billion yuan (about $280 million) in emergency fund for flood relief in South China. The funds will go to 20 provinces and autonomous regions...

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China starts emergency flood response in Guangxi

BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) -- China issued a grade-IV emergency response on Monday for rain and floods that have left 16 people dead and 10 missing in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. ...

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China: Thousands battle floods along Yangtze River

CHANGSHA, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Thousands of soldiers, armed police, civil servants and members of the public are battling floods in several provinces along the Yangtze River. In Hunan Province, the...

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Swathes of south China under water, heat strikes north

More rain is forecast in coming days BEIJING, July 3 (Reuters) - Torrential rain lashed parts of central and south China on Monday, with floods damaging crops, forcing hundreds of thousands from...

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China Floods 2017: Work Report 1

Since May 2017, over 20 provinces in the Mainland have been affected by continuous rainstorms and hailstorms. On 21 June, the heaviest rainfall in the year has caused severe floods and landslides,...

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Internal Displacement Update, Issue 19: 1 - 14 June 2017

FEATURE Philippines AFFECTED AREAS Mindanao: Davao del Sur, Lanao del Sur (ARMM), Maguindanao (ARMM), North Cotabato, Sarangani, Sultan Kudarat, Zamboanga del Norte provinces CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT...

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'Only three survive' Sichuan landslide as rescue effort suspended

More than 100 people are still missing and presumed dead in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan after Saturday's massive landslide, with just three people—a couple and their baby—found...

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Frustration grows after deadly China landslide

By Sue-Lin Wong MAO COUNTY, China, June 26 (Reuters) - Frustration grew on Monday among family members of victims of a landslide that buried a mountain village in southwestern China, with some...

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10 Dead, Dozens Missing in China Landslide

Hopes are fading for dozens of people still missing following a deadly landslide in southwestern China, where 10 bodies have been recovered so far. Officials say 93 people remain missing after a huge...

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Red Cross Society of China responds to floods and landslides

By Maud Froberg, IFRC Heavy rains in southern China have caused severe floods and landslides, with hundreds of people missing and many homes damaged or ruined. Over 7.3 million people are affected...

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