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50 dead, 42 missing in China floods


June 30th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least 50 people have died and 42 others are missing following floods triggered by strong rainfall which has been battering many parts of China for ... Read more...

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14 dead in China floods


September 20th, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 14 people have died and more than three million people affected in rain-triggered floods in a southwestern Chinese province, authorities said.At least 11 people ... Read more...

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17 dead in China floods


July 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in China's 11 provinces have left at least 17 people dead, including four children, officials said.The ministry of ... Read more...

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Over 1.5 mn people affected in China floods


July 15th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in south China have affected 1.57 million people, officials said Friday.The National Commission for Disaster Reduction said heavy ... Read more...

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Over 600 relocated due to China floods


July 14th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) More than 600 people have been relocated after floods and mudslides hit a southern China province, officials said Thursday.Sichuan province has been lashed by heavy rains ... Read more...

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175 killed in China floods


June 20th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Floods in southern China triggered by heavy rains have left 175 people dead and 86 missing during June, the civil affairs ministry said Monday.Four rounds of ... Read more...

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44 killed in China floods


June 10th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential rains deluged central and eastern regions of China Thursday night and Friday, killing at least 44 people, officials said.At least 33 people ... Read more...

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At least 52 dead in China floods


June 9th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) Heavy rain drenched the drought-hit southern and eastern regions of China, killing at least 52 people and forcing more than 100,000 to evacuate, officials said.The maximum ... Read more...

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‘Over 250,000 killed by disasters worldwide in 2010′


February 10th, 2011 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 10 (IANS) Over a quarter of a million people were killed by disasters worldwide last year, making 2010 one of the deadliest years in more than a generation, UN ... Read more...

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130,000 evacuated in China floods


October 7th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) At least 130,000 people were evacuated after over 550 villages were submerged by floods by Wednesday afternoon in southern China's Hainan province, authorities said.The floods have damaged two ... Read more...

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33,000 evacuated in China floods


October 6th, 2010 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Around 33,000 people had to be evacuated as floods wreaked havoc in China's Hainan province, officials said.Floods inundated over 100 villages in Hainan island, forcing the evacuation of ... Read more...

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13 killed in China floods


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed in floods that ravaged south China's Guangdong province, authorities said. Heavy rains caused by typhoon Fanabi battered many parts of Guangdong ... Read more...

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3,185 dead in China floods in 2010


September 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential rains in China in 2010 have left a total of 3,185 people dead and at least 1,060 are still missing, the ministry of ... Read more...

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250,000 evacuated due to China floods


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) Over 253,500 people have been safely evacuated in China's Liaoning province after torrential rains caused waters to rise to the danger level in a major river bordering China ... Read more...

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51,000 evacuated after China floods (Lead)


August 21st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) About 51,000 people were evacuated and three were reported missing Saturday after floods ravaged northeast China's Liaoning province, authorities said. Some 230 houses collapsed while transport and power ... Read more...

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74 killed in China floods


August 4th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) Floods have left 74 people dead and 71 missing in northeast China's Jilin province over the past two months, officials said Tuesday. Since June, torrential rains have disrupted the ... Read more...

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Over 100 dead, missing in China floods


August 1st, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Floods and rain-triggered landslides have left more than 100 people dead or missing in northeast China's Jilin province over the last 10 days, officials said Sunday. About 600,000 residents ... Read more...

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928 killed in China floods in seven months


July 28th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) Floods have left at least 928 people dead and 477 missing across China as of July 28 this year, authorities said Wednesday. According to the State Flood Control and ... Read more...

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111 killed in China floods


July 26th, 2010 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) At least 111 people have been killed and 167 missing since past 11 days due to floods that hit northwest China's Shaanxi province, authorities said. The first floods, ... Read more...

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Over 700 dead in China floods


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Floods in China this year have left 742 people dead and 367 missing, an official statement said Friday. Floods have hit 28 provinces and affected 120 million people ... Read more...

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41 killed in China floods


July 21st, 2010 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in northwest China have left at least 41 people dead and 107 missing, an official said Wednesday. Heavy rain ravaged 22 ... Read more...

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More than 300 people trapped, 12, 300 evacuated in China floods


July 18th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 18 (ANI): The Chinese authorities have confirmed that more than 300 people are trapped in floods in China's Chongqing Municipality, while12, 300 others have been evacuated till reports came in ... Read more...

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118 dead in China floods (Lead)


July 14th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) At least 118 people have died and 47 are missing in floods triggered by rainstorms in southern China, the civil affairs ministry said Wednesday. Rainstorms have hit the region ... Read more...

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Toll in China floods reaches 50


July 10th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) At least 50 people have died while 15 are missing following floods, landslides and mud flows triggered by days of torrential rains in central and southern China, ... Read more...

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377 killed, 368,000 homes destroyed in China floods


June 25th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Floods in China have killed 377 people in 2010 and left 142 missing, while over 368,000 homes were destroyed, an official statement said Friday. Floods this year have affected ... Read more...

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China floods leave 175 dead


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao and Prime Minister Wen Jiabao Tuesday called for an "all out effort" to combat floods which left nearly 175 people dead and thousands displaced ... Read more...

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China floods toll rises to 175


June 21st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Torrential rain and floods in ten regions of southern China have left 175 dead and 107 missing, a government office said Monday. The floods have affected 25.15 million ... Read more...

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China floods toll rises to 136


June 20th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have claimed 136 lives and affected over 10 million people in south China, a government office said Sunday. A further 86 ... Read more...

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Death toll in China floods rises to 40


August 13th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Kunming (China), Aug 13 (Xinhua) The death toll from floods and landslides caused by heavy rains in China's southwestern Yunnan province rose to 40 Wednesday, the provincial government said. According to the ... Read more...

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