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China: Flood: 2002/06/10 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/06/10
Country or District China
Event Type Flood
Outline Floods in China kill 14 and leave over 100 missing
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/07/02
Dead: 471 people
Affected: 54 million people
Collapsed: 430,000 housing units
Damaged: 1,230,000 housing units

Affected: 1.61 million hectares of crops
Lost: 0.26 million hectares of crops

Direct economic loss is CNY 17.9 billion (USD 2.2 billion)
OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/06/24
Dead: 453 people
Affected: 37.85 millions people
Damaged: 1,167 thousands houses
Destroyed: 448.4 thousands houses
Damaged Crop: 1,470 thousand hectares
Lost Crop: 350 thousand hectares

Direct economic loss: 2.02 billions USD
OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/06/12
Dead: 205 people
317,000 housing units collapsed or damaged.
2.6 million hectares of crops damaged; 0.8 million hectares of crops totally lost.
Large number of animals killed.
BBC news 2002/06/12
Dead: at least 179 people
Missing: hundreds more

(in north-western China)
Reuters AlertNet 2002/06/11
Dead: at least 60 people
Missing: more than 100 people
Homeless: 4,000 people
Inundated: 1,400 homes
Destroyed: more than 1,200 acres (cropland in the wheat growing area)

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OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/07/02
54 million people affected; 471 dead

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/06/24
37.85 million people affected; 453 dead

CNN news 2002/06/27
More rain adds to China flood crisis

yahoo!news 2002/06/25
Red Cross appeals for funds to help flood victims

yahoo! news 2002/06/25
Red Cross appeals for funds to help flood victims

CNN news 2002/06/25
China floods death toll reaches 750

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society
Information Bulletin No. 4

BBC news 2002/06/18
The death toll from severe flooding in China may have risen to more than 500.

reuters news 2002/06/18
China Fears Flood Toll Tops 500, More Rain to Come

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/06/12
205 people dead

BBC news 2002/06/13
More rain forecast for flood-hit China

CNN news 2002/06/13
Millions hit by China flooding

Floods kill 205 persons, affect 30 million in China

BBC news 2002/06/12
At least 179 people are dead, and hundreds more are missing

MSN Japan news 2002/06/12
China Flood Toll neary 180

Reuters AlertNet 2002/06/12
China flood toll at least 179, thousands homeless

Reuters AlertNet 2002/06/11
At least 60 dead, 4,000 homeless in China floods

Reuters news 2002/06/11
China Flood Toll Rises to at Least 38

CNN news 2002/06/10
The storm 9 June also knocked out power to areas near the city of Xi'an.

BBC news 2002/06/11
At least 60 people are reported to have been killed, thousands have been made homeless.

Yahoo asia News 2002/06/10
Floods in central and western China have killed at least 14 people and left more than 100 missing.