Details of Disaster Information


China : Flood : 2004/05/31
GLIDE: FL-2004-000031-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2004/05/31
Country
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District
China
Name Flood
Outline A reservoir flood swept away a minibus full of Chinese kindergarten pupils in an accident that killed 18 people.The Red Cross Society of China has received reports of some 46 flood related deaths and over 4,000 people injured, following heavy storms across China during the month of May.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • OCHA Relief Web 2004/06/01
    The Red Cross Society of China has received reports of some 46 flood related deaths and over 4,000 people injured, following heavy storms across China during the month of May.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/05/31
    Twelve children, their teacher and driver and four construction workers were killed in Thursday's dam collapse in central Hubei province, Xinhua news agency said.