Overall Orange alert Flood
in China

Event summary

This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 4083
Glide number: 0
People Killed: 100
People displaced: 260000

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 314 | About casualties: 90 | Last hour: 0

Zuidoost-Azië: ECHO-deskundigen beoordelen schade door overstromingen ... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:14:00 +0200.

17/10/2013 - The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) is deploying two humanitarian experts to make an assessment of the needs in view of the floods in Cambodia and central Vietnam. They will join co
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China's response to typhoon angers residents in hard-hit YuyaoThu, 17 Oct 2013 19:26:00 +0200.

BEIJING -- When natural disaster hits, China’s need to maintain social order can at times overwhelm its humanitarian efforts.
Flood victims protest in eastern China, attack media and police vehicl ... Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:55:00 +0200.

STORY: Hundreds of flood victims protested, clashed with police and trashed vehicles in eastern China on Friday , furious about what they called biased media reporting on their suffering. A crowd that swelled to almost one thousand people a
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Cities urged to step up disaster responseThu, 17 Oct 2013 09:18:00 +0200.

Recent floods caused by storms in East China have once again exposed problems amid China's rapid urbanization as officials and experts called for a stepping up in the emergency response by local governments and better urban planning.

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (28), NASA (7), INFORM (1),