Overall Green alert Flood
in China

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101409
Death: 8
Displaced: -
Countries: China
From - To 08 May - 10 May

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Southwestern China, May 2022Rockslides and landslides occurred in the Provinces of Sichuan and Guizhou in southwestern China from 08 May 2022. According to media reports, 3 people died in Bijie in Guizhou Province and 5 people died in Rongxian County in Sichuan Province. Some rain was reported in the region. However the cause of the landslides was still under investigation as of 10 May.Wed 11 May 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 16 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Building disaster-resilient cities necessary2022-05-13T01:53+0200.

A worker drains floodwaters on a road in Tianjin on Thursday. Typhoon In-Fa brought heavy rainfall to the city. ZHOU WEI/FOR CHINA DAILY. Thursday marks the 14th National Disaster Prevention and Reduction Day, a day to remember lives lost a
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Footage Shows Concrete Bridge In Pakistan Getting Washed Away After A ... 2022-05-12T21:42+0200.

A concrete bridge on the Karakoram Highway in Hunza’s Hassanabad district collapsed on Saturday, causing traffic congestion and forcing passengers to find another route. Following the glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) from the Shishper Gla
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China activates level-III emergency response for floods2022-05-11T10:41+0200.

China's State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters on Wednesday launched a level-III emergency response for flood control as heavy rains are forecast to hit some southern areas of the country. BEIJING, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakista
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The National Defense General Administration has upgraded the flood con ... 2022-05-11T10:00+0200.

China News Agency, Beijing, May 11 (Reporter Chen Su) The reporter learned from the Ministry of Emergency Management of China on the 11th that on the same day, the National Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters (National Defense Gen
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),