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China: Typhoon: 2016/10/21 Country Information on DRR

Period 2016/10/21
Country or District China
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Typhoon Haima, the 22nd typhoon of the year, made landfall in the southern province of Guangdong of China on 21 October 2016. About 114,000 residents had been relocated.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2016/10/25
Typhoon Haima has caused estimated direct economic losses of 4.76 billion yuan (702.65 million U.S. dollars) in the three provinces of Jiangsu, Fujian, and Guangdong, the Ministry of Civil Affairs announced 25 October 2016. About 114,000 residents had been relocated, 239,500 hectares of crops and 3,200 houses damaged, and another 600 houses destroyed by the typhoon, according to the statement.