Details of Disaster Information


China : Earthquake : 2003/08/17
GLIDE: EQ-2003-000402-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2003/08/17
Country
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District
China
Name Earthquake
Outline An earthquake hit China's northern region of Inner Mongolia,near the towns of Bairin Zuoqi and Ar Horqin Qi, toppling more than 2,700 homes and killing two people.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Reuters Alertnet 2003/08/18
Death:three people
Injured;1,000 people(54 seriously )
Affected:More than 600,000
Damaged:83,000 homes
collapsed :7,912 homes
Economic losses:1.38 billion yuan ($167 million).


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