Details of Disaster Information


China : Landslides : 2010/08/08
GLIDE: LS-2010-000156-CHN 
Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia): ERCNEA000001 DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2010/08/08
Country
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District
China
Name Landslides
Outline Mudslides engulfed a town in northwest China on 8 August 2010, killing nearly 100 people and leaving perhaps 2,000 residents missing.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Xinhua English 2010/08/10
Dead: 702
Missing: 1,042
Evacuated: 45,000
Destroyed houses: 300
Damaged houses: 700
Flooded houses: 3,000


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Report/Articles
  • Xinhua English 2010/09/02
    Death toll from NW China mudslides rises to 1,471; 294 still missing.
  • Xinhua English 2010/08/31
    A devastating mudslide in northwest China\'s Gansu Province earlier in August had killed at least 1,467 as of Monday, with 298 still missing.
  • Xinhua English 2010/08/24
    At least 1,447 people were killed and 318 remain missing, according to the latest government information.
  • Xinhua English 2010/08/22
    The death toll from the massive mudslides in Zhouqu County, in northwest China\'s Gansu Province, had risen to 1,435 as of 22 August, with 330 still missing, rescue headquarters said.
  • Xinhua English 2010/08/19
    The devastating mudslides which hit on August 8 have claimed 1,364 lives with 401 people still missing as of 4 p.m. 19 August.
  • Xinhua English 2010/08/17
    Death toll from NW China mudslide rises to 1,270; 474 still missing
  • Xinhua English 2010/08/15
    The death toll from the massive mudslide in Zhouqu County, northwest China\'s Gansu Province, has risen to 1,248 as of 4 p.m. Sunday (15 August 2010), with 496 still missing, local disaster relief headquarters said.
  • Xinhua English 2010/08/10
    The death toll from a massive rain-triggered mudslide in Zhouqu County in northwest China\'s Gansu Province has risen to 702, with 1,042 others still missing, local civil affairs authorities said Tuesday afternoon, 10 August.
  • Xinhua English 2010/008/09
    The death toll from rain-triggered mudslides in Zhouqu County of northwest China\'s Gansu Province has risen to 337, with 1,148 others still missing, official sources said Monday night (9 August).
  • Xinhua English 2010/08/09
    At least 127 people have been confirmed dead in rain-triggered mudslides. The rescue headquarters in Zhouqu estimated that 1,294 people are missing as of 9 p.m. 8 August 2010.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2010/08/08
    Mudslides engulfed a town in Zhouqu County in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Gansu province, northwest China on Sunday, 8 August 2010, killing nearly 100 people and leaving perhaps 2,000 residents missing.
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