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 1101109
Death: 8
Displaced: 179300
Countries: China
From - To 24 Sep - 08 Oct


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Shanxi and Shaanxi Provinces, China, October 20215 people died as a result of heavy rainfall in Shanxi Province, China, on 05 October 2021. Since then floods and landslides were reported in 76 districts and cities. China's state news agency Xinhua reported 17,000 homes severely damaged or destroyed. A total of 1.76 million people have been affected and 120,000 displaced, as of 10 October. The heavy rain has also caused severe damage to crops and infrastructure. Local emergency management reported around 190,000 hectares of crops have been damaged. A section railway track was washed away by floodwaters in Qixian county on 07 October. Meanwhile in neighbouring Shaanxi Province 50,000 people evacuated after heavy rain from 02 October, mostly in areas around Hanzhong City.Mon 11 Oct 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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