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 1101029
Death: 21
Displaced: 93753
Countries: China
From - To 07 Aug - 26 Aug

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Sichuan Province, China, August 2021Heavy rain caused smaller rivers to overflow in Sichuan Province from 08 August. Quoting sources from Sichuan Department of Water Resources, local media in Sichuan said tributaries of the Fujiang, Jialing and Qujiang rivers experienced significant increases. As of 09 August, more than 440,000 people in 119 towns and villages in 19 districts or cities in the province were affected. A total of 80,794 people were transferred to safer areas. Almost 20 homes were severely damaged or destroyed. There were no reports of injuries or casualties.Wed 11 Aug 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 61 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

¿Wang Yang está a punto de reemplazar a Xi Jinping como secretario gen ... 2021-08-25T02:28+0200.

Recientemente, la reunión secreta de Beidaihe en China acaba de terminar y se volvió viral en Internet. Un Partido Comunista de alto rango no identificado reveló que Wang Yang, el actual presidente del Comité Nacional de la Conferencia Cons
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¿La crisis climática alimentó a Henri y las inundaciones de Tennessee?2021-08-24T11:30+0200.

A medida que el oeste de los EE. UU. Se hornea en una sequía prolongada, partes de la mitad oriental del país se han enfrentado al problema opuesto, ya que las lluvias extremas y los vientos feroces afectaron a comunidades tan distantes com
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Q&A: did the climate crisis fuel Henri and the Tennessee flooding?2021-08-24T09:44+0200.

A s the US west bakes in a prolonged drought, parts of the eastern half of the country have faced the opposite problem as extreme rainfall and fierce winds took their toll on communities as far apart as Tennessee and Climate scientists have
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Q&A: did the climate crisis fuel Henri and the Tennessee flooding?2021-08-24T09:42+0200.

As the US west bakes in a prolonged drought, parts of the eastern half of the country have faced the opposite problem as extreme rainfall and fierce winds took their toll on communities as far apart as Tennessee and Rhode Island. Climate sc
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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),