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Hopes fade for 70 missing in China mudslides

Beijing (dpa) - Rescue officials on Monday said there was little hope of finding alive any of the 70 people buried under weekend rock and mudslides in two rain-hit mountain areas of central and...

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Millions affected by floods in China

The Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) says almost 100 million people in 16 provinces across southern, eastern and central China have been affected by heavy rain and flooding. Around 300 people have...

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China: Floods - Information Bulletin n° 4

The Federation’s mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world’s largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are...

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China - Floods OCHA Situation Report No. 1

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2003/0104 OCHA Situation Report No. 1 China - Floods Began in late June 2003 This situation report is based on information provided by the Ministry of Civil Affairs, Government of...

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ACT Alert 1/2003 China: Floods - hundreds of thousands evacuated

Geneva, 8 July 2003 ACT member Amity Foundation reports that violent rainstorms have repeatedly hit ten provinces along the Huai River and the southern part of China since late June causing fatal...

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Flooding forces nearly 400,000 Chinese from homes

BEIJING (Reuters) - Flooding has forced the evacuation of nearly 400,000 people in China's eastern province of Anhui, state media said on Tuesday, after a huge hole was blasted in a dyke to relieve...

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Severe floods in China trigger mass evacuations

At 3:18 pm on Sunday July 6, the flood control headquarters of East Central China's Anhui Province gave the signal to blow up a dyke. The blast opened a 1,500-metre breach in the dyke system holding...

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Chinese president on flood control in east China

News Article by Xinhua posted at 2003-07-06 21:26 EST (-5 GMT) BEIJING, July 6 (Xinhuanet) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao has called for efforts to ensure the dykes of the Huaihe River, one of the...

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China: Floods - Information Bulletin n° 3

This Information Bulletin is for information only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time. The Situation Since 21 June, South...

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China's flood, landslide death toll passes 400 as more rain falls

Beijing (dpa) - More than 400 people have died in summer floods and landslides in China this year, according to figures reported by the International Committee of the Red Cross and state media on...

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