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RCSC offers relief to flood-hit S China

The Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) sent on July 13 relief supplies worth 3 million yuan (about 395,000 U.S. dollars) to six flood-hit provinces and regions in southern China. The supplies,...

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China floods spark evacuations, more rain to come

BEIJING, July 13 (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of villagers in east China were fleeing the worst flood on a major river in more than 50 years on Friday, facing shortages of medicine, fuel and...

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King offers aid to China flood victims

AMMAN, July 13 (Petra) - His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday sent a cable of condolences to Chinese President Hu Jintao, expressing his deepest sympathies to the families of those killed during the...

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Swollen China river prompts mass evacuation

BEIJING, July 12 (Reuters) - Almost half a million people have been evacuated from the flood basin of China's Huai River, swollen to its highest level in over half a century, with their misery...

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Tens of millions battle floods across China

BEIJING, July 11 (Reuters) - Tens of millions of residents across China on Wednesday were grappling with the threat or aftermath of disastrous floods that have killed at least 131 people in the past...

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Roundup: China evacuates 500,000 as flood toll rises

Beijing_(dpa) _ China had evacuated about 500,000 people from central areas along the Huaihe river by Wednesday, as experts forecast the worst floods for 50 years, state media said. The Anhui...

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China flood toll hits 360, more rain forecast

BEIJING, July 11 (Reuters) - Floods and landslides have killed at least 360 people across China this summer and destroyed more than 4 million hectares (15,440 sq miles) of crops, Xinhua news agency...

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China allocates relief fund to flood-hit provinces

China's central government set aside 232 million yuan (about 31.35 million U.S. dollars) on Wednesday to finance the ongoing battle against floods in Anhui, Jiangsu, Henan, Hubei and Sichuan...

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China joins rat race against flood-fleeing rodents

BEIJING, July 11 (Reuters) - China's war of attrition on an estimated 2 billion marauding rats plaguing cropland around a flooded lake has claimed more than 2 million rodent casualties in one...

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China: Floods

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China opens sluices to divert floodwater from Huaihe River

WANGJIABA, Anhui, July 10 (Xinhua) -- China's waterway authority ordered the opening of 13 sluices at Wangjiaba, on the swollen Huaihe River, on Tuesday to divert flood waters to adjacent Mengwa...

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China: Floods - Information Bulletin n° 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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Death toll rises in floods, Chinese on high alert

BEIJING, Jul 10, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- More than 66.3 million Chinese have been affected by floods this summer, with 360 people killed and direct economic losses of 24.3 billion yuan, according...

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Natural disasters kill 545 in China in first six months

BEIJING, Jul 9, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- A total of 545 people were killed by natural disasters in China in the first half of the year, according to a report released by the Ministry of Civil...

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Death toll rises to 101 in flood-hit south China

BEIJING, Jul 9, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Floods have caused seven more deaths in seven provinces in China, bringing the death toll to 101, a spokesman with the Ministry of Civil Affairs said on...

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Ninety-four dead in flood-hit south China

BEIJING, Jul 8, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Floods have left 94 people dead and 25 others missing in seven provinces in China, a spokesman with the Ministry of Civil Affairs said on Sunday. About...

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