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Floods devastate hundreds of thousands of Chinese

BEIJING, June 13 (Reuters) - Floods which killed at least 76 people across southern China and destroyed homes and crops have thrown the lives of hundreds of thousands of villagers into turmoil, and...

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China Relief 2007- Emergency Appeal

Disaster Situation Since late May, continuous rainstorm caused serious flooding and landslide in the provinces of Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Jiangxi and Fujian in Mainland China. According...

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Rising death toll in South China floods

Geneva, 12 June 2007 - Days of torrential rains since the beginning of June, have resulted in extensive flooding of the southern Yangzi River and south western China, affecting more than 9 million...

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China braces for more rain after storms kill 76

BEIJING, June 12 (Reuters) - China braced for more torrential rain on Tuesday in a wild season of floods, house collapses and rockslides across the south and east that have already killed 76 people...

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China: Villages submerged, 10,000 evacuated in flood diversion

More than 10,000 people have been evacuated from six villages that have been flooded to divert water from the swelling Hanjiang River in southern Guangdong Province. No casualties had been reported...

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China: Vice Premier Hui stresses rainstorms relief

Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu on Tuesday called for concerted effort to provide relief to those affected by torrential rains in southern China last week. "Heavy rain still continues in southern...

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Southern China rainstorms death toll rises to 71

Story Hightlights - The death toll from heavy rains that pelted southern China stood at 71 as of Monday evening. - Some 643,000 people were forced to evacuate from their homes. - The ministry has...

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China: Floods - Information Bulletin n° 1

(Glide No. FL-2007-000077-CHN) 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...

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China predicts further downpours after 66 die

BEIJING, June 11 (Reuters) - Torrential rain has killed at least 66 people in floods, house collapses and rockslides across southern China with more heavy rain predicted for much of this week, state...

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Heavy rains in southern China kill 66

Torrential rains that plagued southern China for days have killed 66 people and resulted in 12 missing by 6 p.m. (Beijing time) on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs. "Floods caused...

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Floods kill 13, affects 1.97 million in SW China region

NANNING, Jun 10, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Death toll in torrential floods in southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has reached 13 and one remained missing by Sunday, according to...

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