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China: Landslide: 2008/11/02 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/11/02
Country or District China
Event Type Landslide
Outline State media say a landslide in southwestern China has left at least 15 people dead and 34 others missing. The deadly torrent of mud and rocks hit Chuxiong city in Yunnan province on Sunday.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Xinhua News 2008/11/04
Dead: 40
Missing: 43
Injured: 10
Evacuated: 60,800
Affected: 1,270,000
Destroyed houses: 1,500
Damaged houses: 15,000

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Xinhua News 2008/11/04
Death toll from SW China landslides rises to 40

Xinhua News 2008/11/03
Twenty people died and 42 were missing after landslides and mud-rock flows hit southwest China\'s Yunnan Province over the weekend. More than 1,000 houses collapsed or were damaged in the disasters. 2008/11/03
15 dead, 34 missing in China landslide

Geographycal Data

OCHA RelifWeb 2008/11/3
China: Landslides (as of 3 November 2008)