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China: Earthquake: 2008/08/21 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/08/21
Country or District China
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A 5.9-magnitude quake struck at 8:24 p.m. on 21 August 2008 in Yunnan Province, southwest China killed three and injured about 100.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua News 2008/08/25
Three people were killed and 117 others injured in last week\'s quake. The tremors destroyed 11,360 houses and damaged 77,747 others, forcing 125,000to be evacuated.

Xinhua News 2008/08/22
Death toll rises to three in aftershock in southwest China

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OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/08/22
China Earthquake (as of 22 August)