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China: Landslide: 2002/08/16 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/08/16
Country or District China
Event Type Landslide
Outline In Xinping county, about 200 km south of Kunming, the Yunnan provincial capital in China, at least 52 people were confirmed dead and 41 were missing by landslide.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
CNN News 2002/08/18
Dead: 52 people
Missing: 41 people

Landslides and flash floods claimed the lives of up to 136 people.

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