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China : Flood, Land Slide : 2003/08/30
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Duration 2003/08/30
Name Flood, Land Slide
Outline At least 13 people have been killed and thousands evacuated in northwestern China after landslides and floods destroyed homes.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC News 2003/09/01
Dead: 26 people
Evacuated: 120,000 people
Destroyed: 10,000 houses

Related Links
  • BBC News 2003/09/01
    Up to 120,000 people in northern Shaanxi province have been relocated after 10,000 homes were destroyed by floods and landslides, and 26 people have been killd so far in Shaanxi since the start of the bad weather.
  • CNN News 2003/08/30
    Landslides kill 13 in China, 25,000 evacuated