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China: Flood: 2008/08/28 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/08/28
Country or District China
Event Type Flood
Outline At least five people were killed and three others were missing after four consecutive days of torrential rain in central China's Hubei Province.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua News 2008/09/01
The heaviest rain to hit the Hubei province this year has so far affected more than 5 million people in 43 counties, damaged 4,841 houses and resulted in a direct economic loss of 1.978 billion yuan (289 million U.S. dollars), the Ministry of Civil Affairs said here on 1 September 2008.