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China: Earthquake: 2012/06/24 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/06/24
Country or District China
Event Type Earthquake
Outline At least four people were killed and over 100 injured when a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit a mountainous area at the border of Yunnan and Sichuan provinces in southwest China on 24 June 2012.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2012/06/27
According to preliminary investigation, the quake caused 22,950 houses in Ninglang to collapse or be seriously damaged. Among the 60,000 victims of the natural disaster, nearly 22,000 have needed to be relocated. The 118 injured, who have been sent to local hospitals, were in stable conditions.

Xinhua 2012/06/25
The quake has toppled over 4,280 houses and cut roads and water supplies in the county, disrupting the lives of more than 21,800 people

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OCHA 2012/06/25
China: Earthquake (as of 25 June 2012)