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China: Typhoon: 2014/07/23 Country Information on DRR

Period 2014/07/23
Country or District China
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Typhoon Matmo made its landfall on 24 July 2014 in Fujian Province with a wind speed of 33 to 35 meters per second.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2014/07/27
Typhoon Matmo has claimed 13 lives in China and affected about 2.5 million residents, the Ministry of Civil Affairs announced on 27 July 2014.

Xinhua 2014/07/25
Two people were killed and another two were missing as the impact of typhoon Matmo extends to the provinces of Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Shandong and Guangdong. More than one million people in the six provinces had been affected by the typhoon, with 251,000 relocated.

Xinhua 2014/07/24
As of 7 p.m., heavy rain had affected 10,750 residents in Jiujiang City, Jiangxi province with one death and two people missing, and 87 houses toppled. In east China\'s Zhejiang Province, Matmo has caused economic losses of 27.9 million yuan (about 4.5 million U.S. dollars) and forced more than 50,000 residents to relocate

Xinhua 2014/07/23
A total of 296,804 people were evacuated by 3 p.m. in Fujian province.