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China bracing for more geological disasters


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) China, a country hit hard by geological disasters such as earthquakes and landslides, is bracing itself for more in future, the Ministry of Land and Resources ... Read more...

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7,844 dead or missing in China disasters in 2010


January 15th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Natural disasters left 7,844 people dead or missing in China in 2010, an official statement said Friday.The natural calamities also affected 430 million people, the ministry of civil ... Read more...

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12 killed, 18 missing as typhoon hits Philippines


June 21st, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Manila, June 21 (DPA) At least 12 people were killed Saturday and some 18 reported missing as a powerful typhoon hit a large area of the Philippines, officials said. Ten people drowned ... Read more...

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