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China: Flood: 2021/07/16 Country Information on DRR

Period 2021/07/16
Country or District China
Event Type Flood
Outline More than 144,660 residents have been affected by torrential rains in Henan Province of Central China since 16 July 2021, and 10,152 have been relocated to safe places, the provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters said 20 July 2021.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2021/08/02
The death toll from torrential rains in Henan Province has risen to 302 as of Monday noon of 2 August 2021, the information office of the provincial government.

ECHO 2021/07/27
According to preliminary assessments, over 11.14 million people from 1,464 towns of 139 counties in Henan were affected by the recent heavy rainfall. 296,000 people require emergency support for basic needs.

Xinhua 2021/07/24
The death toll in flood-hit Henan Province in central China has risen to 58 as record rainstorms wreaked havoc and five persons were reported missing as of 4 p.m. Saturday 24 July 2021 according to a local government press briefing.

Xinhua 2021/07/22
Torrential rain has affected about 3 million people in Henan Province of the Central China, with 33 reported dead and eight still missing as of 4 a.m. Thursday 22 July, local authorities said.

Reuters 2021/07/21
At least a dozen people dead in its capital Zhengzhou after the city was drenched by what weather watchers said was the heaviest rain in 1,000 years.

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ECHO 2021/07/30
China (Henan Province) | Heavy rainfall and floods as of 30/07/2021