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China: Flood: 2002/05/24 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/05/24
Country or District China
Event Type Flood
Outline More than 20 million people have been hit by severe floods in the central province of Hunan. Some parts of the province - home to 64 million people - have had 40 days of rain since the beginning of April.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/05/24
Hit by severe floods: more than 20 million people More than 2.5m hectares of crops have been affected, with harvests in some areas being ruined.

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BBC news 2002/05/24
Floods spread in central China