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China: Earthquake: 2008/12/26 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/12/26
Country or District China
Event Type Earthquake
Outline Two earthquakes measuring 4.3 and 4.9 on the Richter scale jolted China's southwestern province of Yunnan early on 26 December 2008, injuring nine people and affecting more than 100,000.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua News 2008/12/28
A total of 21 people were injured and nearly 110,000 others affected by the earthquakes in southwest China\'s Yunnan Province

Xinhua News 2008/12/26
More than 100,000 people in Ruili city were affected, about 30,000 of whom had been evacuated to safer places.

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OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/12/26
China Earthquake (as of 26 December 2008)