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China: Tropical Depression: 2011/08/04 Country Information on DRR

Period 2011/08/04
Country or District China
Event Type Tropical Depression
Outline More than 360,000 people were evacuated in east China's Shandong Province on 8 August 2011 as tropical storm Muifa continues to move along the country's eastern coast.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2011/08/19
As of 4 p.m. 9 August, strong winds and heavy rain had impacted on the lives of 5.14 million people and forced evacuation of more than 1.47 million, and had caused the collapse or damage of a total of 14,300 houses, according to a statement issued by the National Commission for Disaster Reduction.

Xinhua 2011/08/09
About 1.35 million people were evacuated as a safety precaution, according to the National Disaster Reduction Committee. As of 4 pm on Monday Beijing time, the storm had toppled more than 600 houses and damaged nearly 5,000 others, causing direct economic losses of over 3 billion yuan.

Xinhua 2011/08/08
More than 360,000 people were evacuated in east China\'s Shandong Province on 8 Augut 2011. No casualties in the province have been reported yet.