Details of Disaster Information


China : Heavy rain, Flood : 2015/05/13-17
GLIDE: FL-2015-000057-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2015/05/13-17
Country
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District
China
Name Heavy rain, Flood
Outline At least 15 people have been killed in storms that have swept south China over the past five days. Another five are missing

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Xinhua 2015/05/18
Dead : 15 people
Missing : 5 people
Damaged crops : 25,460 hectares Loss: 321 million yuan

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Report/Articles
  • XinHua 2015/05/24
    Four people were killed and more than 800,000 affected by heavy rainstorms that battered south Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on 20 May, the local civil affairs authority announced 24 May.
    As of 4:30 p.m. 24 May, about 40,000 people from nine cities had been evacuated and 60,000 hectares of crops were affected by the rainstorms. More than 2,000 houses collapsed and over 10,000 were damaged.
  • XinHua 2015/05/18
    Almost three million people from 11 provinces have been affected by heavy rain that has battered China\'s south since Wednesday, 13 May. Authorities have relocated some 38,000 people, and 35,000 are still in urgent need of relief.