Details of Disaster Information


China : Cold Wave : 2008/01/10
GLIDE: CW-2008-000013-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/01/10
Country
   or
District
China
Name Cold Wave
Outline Since 10 January 2008, the low temperature, freezing rain and snow have claimed 129 lives in 20 provinces, autonomous regions and cities in China.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
MCA 2008/02/24
Dead: 129
Missing: 4
Displaced: 1.66 million
Totally damaged houses: 485,000
Partially damaged houses: 1,686,000


Related Links
Report/Articles
  • MCA 2008/02/24
    Since 10 January 2008, the low temperature, freezing rain and snow have claimed 129 lives in 20 provinces, autonomous regions and cities in China. (Chinese)
  • IFRC 2008/02/02
    The heavy snow in China has so far caused the deaths of 60 individuals and forced nearly 1.76 million people to relocate as of 1 February.
  • CNN.com 2008/01/28
    More than 67 million people have been affected by the cold weather and economic losses are expected to reach as much as $3 billion.

  • BBC NEWS 2008/01/22
    More than 7.8 million people there have been affected by severe snow in China.
Geographycal Data Information
  • NASA 2008/01/24
    Satellite Image of Severe Cold in Southwestern Asia (17 - 24 Jan 2008)