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China: Flood: 2009/07/04 Country Information on DRR

Period 2009/07/04
Country or District China
Event Type Flood
Outline Torrential rain battering southern China has forced more than 150,000 people from their homes, toppled hundreds of houses and punched a dangerous hole in the spillway of a dam.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xihua English 2009/07/07
Torrential rains and floods in southern and central China have left at least 21 people dead and two missing.

Reuters AlerNet 2009/07/05
Flooding and heavy rain in southern China have forced 400,000 people to evacuate their homes and killed at least 15.

Xinhua News 2009/07/04
Rainstorms since early the week have swept a wide swathe of south China, leaving dozens people dead or missing and forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate. In Jiangxi Province, two people were killed, three more were missing and more than 100,000 have been evacuated following the heaviest rain this summer.

Reuters AlerNet 2009/07/04
Heavy rain in southern China forces 150,000 to flee