Details of Disaster Information


China : Landslide : 2009/07/23
GLIDE:   DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2009/07/23
Country
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District
China
Name Landslide
Outline Four construction workers are dead and more than 50 missing after a landslide, triggered by heavy rains, took out a dam project in Sichuan province on 23 July 2009

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Xinhua English 2009/07/26
    One body was retrieved on 26 July 2009 to bring the death toll from a mud-rock flow triggered by heavy rain to 5 in Kangding County, southwest China\'s Sichuan Province, according to local authorities. Another 49 people are still missing.

  • Reuters AertNet 2009/07/23
    On 23 July 2009, the heavy rains triggered a landslide at the Changheba hydropower plant in Kangding, temporarily blocking a river. Up to 97 people trapped by the slide have been rescued, but at least 53 are still missing.