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Duration2002/06/10 Floods in China kill 14 and leave over 100 missing
Country or DistrictChina

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/07/02
Dead: 471 people
Affected: 54 million people

Collapsed: 430,000 housing units
Damaged: 1,230,000 housing units

Affected: 1.61 million hectares of crops
Lost: 0.26 million hectares of crops

Direct economic loss is CNY 17.9 billion (USD 2.2 billion)

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/06/24
Dead: 453 people
Affected: 37.85 millions people

Damaged: 1,167 thousands houses
Destroyed: 448.4 thousands houses

Damaged Crop: 1,470 thousand hectares
Lost Crop: 350 thousand hectares

Direct economic loss: 2.02 billions USD

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/06/12
Dead: 205 people

317,000 housing units collapsed or damaged.
2.6 million hectares of crops damaged; 0.8 million hectares of crops totally lost.

Large number of animals killed.
BBC news 2002/06/12
Dead: at least 179 people
Missing: hundreds more

(in north-western China)

Reuters AlertNet 2002/06/11
Dead: at least 60 people
Missing: more than 100 people
Homeless: 4,000 people

Inundated: 1,400 homes
Destroyed: more than 1,200 acres (cropland in the wheat growing area)

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