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Yellow River floods threaten 86,000 in east China

BEIJING, Oct 4 (Reuters) - China's Yellow River has burst its banks in three places in central Henan province and floods further east threaten 86,000 villagers -- some already stranded on rooftops...

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China: Floods Appeal No. 18/2003 Operations Update No. 4

Period covered: 3-23 September, 2003 Appeal launched on 22 July 2003 for CHF 7,932,000 (USD 5,770,000 or EUR 5,120,000) in cash, kind or services to assist 440,000 beneficiaries for 9 months. ...

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Flood toll rises to 64 dead, 59 missing in northwest China

Beijing (dpa) - The death toll has risen to 64, with 59 missing, after two weeks of heavy rain caused flooding and landslides in northwestern Shaanxi province, state media said on Monday. The floods...

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China floods, typhoon kill 86, wreak havoc

BEIJING, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Floods, landslides and the strongest typhoon to hit in a quarter of a century have killed at least 86 people in China with many others still missing, residents and local...

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China disaster relief appeal 2003

This year, many natural disasters have struck China: earthquakes in Xinjiang, Yunnan and Inner Mongolia, as well as floods in Guizhou, Anhui and Gansu. Undoubtedly, natural and human-made disasters,...

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Scores dead as floods, storm wreak havoc in China

BEIJING, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Floods, landslides and the strongest typhoon to hit China in a quarter of a century have killed at least 86 people and many others are still missing, residents and...

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China: Floods Appeal 18/2003 Operations Update No. 3

Appeal launched on 22 July 2003 for CHF 7,932,000(USD 5,770,000 or EUR 5,120,000) in cash, kind or services to assist 440,000 beneficiaries for 9 months. Disaster Relief Emergency Funds (DREF)...

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China evacuates 430,000 in flood-hit northwest province

Beijing (dpa) - More than 430,000 people have been temporarily rehoused after they were evacuated from homes threatened or destroyed by floods and landslides in northwestern China's Shaanxi province,...

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Floods, landslides kill 48 in China, dozens missing

BEIJING, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Landslides and floods in China's northwestern province of Shaanxi have killed 38 people and left 34 missing in less than a week, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said on...

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Flood death toll climbs to 38 in NW China province

BEIJING, Sept. 2 (Xinhuanet) -- Floods following continuous rainstorms this week have claimed at least 38 lives and left 34 other missing in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, officials from the...

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Mudslide buries 15 as troops aid flood-hit China province

Beijing (dpa) - A mudslide buried 15 people in northwestern China's flood-hit Shaanxi province, state media said on Tuesday, as some 30,000 soldiers were mobilised to fight floods that have killed at...

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Troops move in to help fight flooding in northwest China

XI'AN, Sept. 2 (Xinhuanet) -- Chinese troops and militia have joined local residents in Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, in combating floods on the Weihe River, a tributary of the...

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Floods, landslides kill 40 in western China

BEIJING, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Landslides triggered by floods have killed at least 40 people in western China, destroyed hundreds of homes and forced the evacuation of thousands of villagers and...

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Afghanistan + 37 more

FAO/GIEWS Foodcrops and Shortages No. 3/2003

CROP AND FOOD SUPPLY SITUATION OVERVIEW As of August 2003, the number of countries facing serious food shortages throughout the world stands at 38, with 23 in Africa, 8 in Asia, 5 in Latin America...

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China: Floods (Appeal 18/2003) Operations Update no. 1

Appeal launched on 22 July 2003 for CHF 7,932,000 (USD 5,770,000 or EUR 5,120,000) in cash, kind or services to assist 440,000 beneficiaries for 9 months. Disaster Relief Emergency Funds (DREF)...

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