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World Vision's responses to floods in Northwest China

by Michelle Tam World Vision has extended its relief responses to Northwest China as rain-triggered floods caused havoc in Shaanxi Province. An assessment team accompanied by government counterparts...

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Mud-rock flows kill eight, injure seven in southwest China

KUNMING, Aug 9, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Eight miners were confirmed dead and seven others were injured when rainstorm-triggered mud-rock flows destroyed their shanties in southwest China's Yunnan...

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Rainstorm hits NW China, kills 17

XI'AN, Aug 8, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Floods caused by a rainstorm that hit northwest China's Shaanxi Province have claimed 17 lives with 33 others missing, an official with the provincial...

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1,279 die in natural disasters in 7 months

The Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs said on Tuesday that 1,279 people had died and 239 were missing as a result of natural disasters in the first seven months of this year. In July alone, 712...

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CWS emergency appeal: China floods

Appeal #6535 Appeal Goal: $80,000 SITUATION: Tens of millions of people across southwestern, central and eastern China are grappling with the aftermath of recent floods that, since June, have killed...

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Floods wreak havoc and displace tens of millions worldwide

By Anna Nelson and Devendra Tak of the International Federation Severe flooding has affected tens of millions of people around the world in recent weeks and months, including Bangladesh, China,...

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China Relief 2007 - Emergency Appeal V

Red Cross Action To response the flood situation in mainland China, the Hong Kong Red Cross has utilized over HKD 7.77 million, including about HKD 7 million of two batches from Hong Kong Government...

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Asia: ACT members continue flood responses

Geneva, August 6, 2007 Members of the global alliance, Action by Churches Together (ACT) International, continue to respond to multiple floods crises across vast regions of Asia. Reuters reports that...

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ACT Appeal: China Floods Assistance - ASCN72

Appeal Target: US$ 784,227 Balance Requested: US$ 774,755 Geneva, 6 August 2007 Dear Colleagues, Tens of millions of people across south western, central and eastern China are grappling with the...

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China suffers floods, drought and now forest fires

BEIJING, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Flash floods in just one county in central China killed 78 people and left at least 18 missing, state media said on Saturday, as hundreds of firemen struggled to control...

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Red Cross launches urgent appeal for flood hit Asia

As thousands in the UK slowly begin to recover from the widespread flooding that hit the country recently, the British Red Cross has today (3 August) launched an emergency Asia Floods Appeal to raise...

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