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China: Natural disasters claim less lives in October

BEIJING, Nov 7, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Natural disasters took less of a toll on China in October as the number of deaths dropped to 34, drastically down from the average of 194 recorded in the...

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China: Floods Appeal No. MDRCN002 Operations Update No. 3

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 flood 2007 Relief Operation report

There was serious flooding in the mainland since the wet season started this year. As of 21st August, 139 million people were affected, 1,098 people were reported dead, 883,000 houses were collapsed...

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Lightning strikes kill 659 people in China

BEIJING, Sept 18, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Lightning strikes have claimed 659 lives in China, said head of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) Zheng Guoguang at a conference here Tuesday. ...

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China: Floods Appeal No. MDRCN002 Operations Update No. 2

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: Natural disarsters claim 348 lives in August

BEIJING, Sept 6, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- China's death toll from natural disasters hit 348 in August this year, and 84 people were missing, the Ministry of Civil Affairs reported on Thursday. ...

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South China city reports outbreak of dengue fever

ZHUHAI, Guangdong, Sept 6, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Twenty-five people have been confirmed to have contracted dengue fever in Zhuhai, a city in south China's Guangdong Province, in the last...

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China floods test efforts to narrow urban-rural divide

By Francis Markus of the International Federation in Chongqing It comes as a shock to see the damage that July's floods have caused in Gaoshan village, like a gaping raw wound in the surrounding...

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Bangladesh + 3 more

Flooding in Southern Asia: ADRA Emergency Bulletin

THE SITUATION Heavy seasonal monsoon rains have caused widespread flooding in large regions across southern Asia devastating communities, destroying crops, and disrupting transport and energy...

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China: Press briefing on flood defense, drought relief

At the press conference sponsored by the State Council Information Office on August 28, 2007, Chen Lei, Minister of Water Resources, briefed the press on the China's present flood defense and drought...

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China puts summer flood death toll at 1,138

BEIJING, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Stronger relief efforts helped limit damage and loss of life from droughts and flooding in China this summer, but floods still killed more than 1,100 people, officials...

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Flash floods kills five in northwest China

LANZHOU, Aug 27, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- At least five people were killed in flash floods inflicted by concentrated torrential rains in Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu...

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China: SMS helps warn of disastrous weather

Short message service (SMS) has played an important role in helping disastrous weather forecast in China, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) said on Saturday. Since this year, the Sichuan...

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India + 3 more

ADRA: Response to flooding in Southern Asia

THE SITUATION Heavy seasonal monsoon rains have caused widespread flooding in large regions across southern Asia devastating communities, destroying crops, and disrupting transport and energy...

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Bangladesh + 2 more

Floods hit Asia hard, but few states demand aid

By Peter Apps LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Heavy flooding across Asia has devastated crops and may cause lasting damage as well as food shortages, but experts said governments in India, China or...

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Heavy snows, rains hit NW China region

URUMQI, Aug 22, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Heavy snows and rains hit northern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China on Wednesday, according to the regional observatory. The Tianshan...

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