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China: Cold Wave: 2013/01/09 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/01/09
Country or District China
Event Type Cold Wave
Outline About 420,000 people are in a state of disaster in southwest Chinas Guizhou Province, as the freezing weather has been worsened by a new round of cold air.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2013/01/10
Lingering cold along with freezing rain and snowfall have affected 425,300 people in 17 counties and forced local governments to relocate 5,044 people, according to the provincial civil affairs authorities.