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China: Typhoon: 2006/08/02 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/08/02
Country or District China
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated in southern China ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Prapiroon. The storm, which has already killed six people in the Philippines, is expected to make landfall in Guangdong province.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles 2006/08/06
BEIJING, China (AP) -- China's death toll from Tropical Storm Prapiroon jumped to 77 on Sunday, with 2 more people missing, after the storm knocked down houses and set off landslides and flash floods, news reports said.

BBC NEWS 2006/08/05
The death toll from Tropical Storm Prapiroon in southern China has risen to at least 48, with 15 people still missing, state media report.

Reueters News 2006/08/04
Tropical Storm Prapiroon killed 18 people as it lashed south China with heavy rain and winds on Friday after forcing the evacuation of more than half a million and snarling transport links across the region.

BBC NEWS 2006/08/03
S China braced for new typhoon


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