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 1101984
Death: 0
Displaced: 14000
Countries: China
From - To 06 May - 08 May


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Eastern China, Early May 2023Floods and landslides were reported in provinces of eastern China after heavy rain in early May 2023. Fujian Province Four officials from Xinluo district, Longyan City in Fujian province were reported missing after a bridge collapsed on 07 May. Jiangxi Province 497,000 people in Jiangxi Province were affected by floods and severe weather from 05 to 08 May 2023. 14,000 people were evacuated from cities, including Fuzhou, Ji'an, and Yichun. Wide areas of crops were reported damaged. Hunan Province Media reported flooding in Hengshan, Guiyang and Rucheng counties in Hunan Province from 05 to 08 May 2023Mon 8 May 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 19 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Many rivers in the southern region have over-alert floods How to save ... 2023-05-11T00:27+0200.

◎ Fu Lili, reporter of this newspaper. The river rises, the rain continues... At present, the situation in the southern flood season is grim. According to the Ministry of Water Resources, since May 5, affected by heavy rainfall, 5 rivers in
China braces for flooding in southern regions2023-05-10T03:16+0200.

A motorcyclist passes through a flooded street in Yichun, Jiangxi province, on May 6, 2023. [Photo/CFP] BEIJING -- China has launched all-out flood relief efforts in its southern regions, including the Jiangxi and Fujian provinces, where th
Nation China braces for flooding in southern regions China has launche ... 2023-05-09T16:31+0200.

China has launched all-out flood relief efforts in its southern regions, including the Jiangxi and Fujian provinces, where the water levels of 22 rivers have risen above alert marks due to heavy rains since Friday. The Ministry of Water Res
In The News for May 9: China expels Canadian diplomat in tit-for-tat r ... 2023-05-09T14:57+0200.

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 9 ... What we are watching in Canada ... China has declared a Canadian diplomat as

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),