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India + 2 more

ERD responds to flooding in North India, Bangladesh, and China

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) will provide emergency relief to people affected by flooding in Northern India, Bangladesh, and China. Since the end of July, Northern India and Bangladesh have...

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Sepat targets inland China after killing over 20

BEIJING, Aug 20 (Reuters) - A typhoon that killed more than 20 people in China, Taiwan and the Philippines had weakened to a tropical storm on Monday as it headed inland, where mines were ordered to...

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More efforts urged to counter typhoon in E China

Vice Premier Hui Liangyu on Sunday called on local governments in east China to counter typhoon Sepat and try their best to reduce casualties and financial losses. Hui, also director of the National...

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Typhoon drives million Chinese from homes

BEIJING, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Typhoon Sepat swept China's southern coast on Sunday, killing 14 people and forcing almost a million from their homes, before weakening into a tropical storm. Eleven of...

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China

Lightning kills 306 Chinese in three weeks

BEIJING, Aug 16, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Lightning strikes killed 306 Chinese from June 25 to Aug. 16, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) announced on Thursday. So far this year, 499...

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China + 3 more

Situation report: Asia flooding, 15 Aug 2007

Across the Asian continent, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance partners are planning and implementing assistance for more than 270,000 vulnerable people in various flood-related emergencies. Emergency...

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China

China boosts subsidies for disaster-affected

China's State Council has agreed to raise subsidies for people affected by natural disasters, saying the country was seeing worse than average problems this year. At an executive meeting Tuesday...

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China's Wen pledges to double disaster relief funds

BEIJING, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao pledged on Wednesday to almost double disaster relief funds to 11.54 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) as the country grapples with natural disasters...

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China + 2 more

CWS responding to weather emergencies in India, China, and Pakistan

NEW YORK CITY -- Humanitarian agency Church World service is accepting donations to help provide emergency food, clothing, shelter, and other supplies for victims of disasters in the Asian nations of...

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Bangladesh + 3 more

Response expands to flooding across southern Asia

As conditions worsen in the aftermath of recent heavy rainfall and flooding in South Asia, ADRA is expanding its assistance to include emergency response projects in Bangladesh, Nepal, and China. ...

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China

China: Floods Appeal No. MDRCN002 Operations Update No.1

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 + 2 more

Hotline 13 Aug 2007: Flooding in India, Pakistan, and China

Asia flooding Through southern and central Asia, flooding in recent weeks has been the "worst in living memory," according to the United Nations. Across northern India, countless villages have been...

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1,100 people evacuated after heavy rains hit northeast China

DANDONG, Liaoning, Aug 12, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --More than 1,100 people have been evacuated to avoid possible landslides after heavy rains hit Dandong, a city in northeast China's Liaoning...

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Flood Water Identification in Anhui Province, China

This map illustrates satellite detected flood water over the flood affected area in Anhui Province, China (depicted in red). Flood vector analysis was made using MODIS TERRA data recorded...

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