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China: Typhoon: 2013/08/15 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/08/15
Country or District China
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Three people are confirmed dead, five are missing and tens of thousands were evacuated as Typhoon Utor battered south China with strong winds and torrential rain.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2013/08/22
A total of 70 people died and another 18 went missing as a result of Typhoon Utor, which hit China\'s southern regions last week, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Thursday (22 August 2013).

AFP 2013/08/15
More than one million people in Guangdong province have been affected by heavy rain and floods. Some 161,500 people had to be relocated and nearly 1,500 homes wre destroyed