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China: Typhoon: 2013/11/11 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/11/11
Country or District China
Event Type Typhoon
Outline At least six people died after Typhoon Haiyan slashed across China's south coast and damaged hundreds of homes.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2013/11/12
Seven people were killed and another four were missing as of 10 a.m. Tuesday (12 November) as Typhoon Haiyan continued its progress through south China. The National Disaster Reduction Commission announced that more than 3 million people in China\'s southern provinces of Hainan and Guangdong and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region had been affected by the typhoon.

AFP 2013/11/11
Nearly 600 houses were damaged and 51 collapsed in the downpours and strong winds brought by the typhoon, the civil affairs ministry said in a statement, and 39,000 people were evacuated in Hainan.

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ECHO 2013/11/11
11 November 2013: Philippines, Vietnam, China, Tropical Cyclone HAIYAN