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Event: FL Flood
Number: 1999-000651
Country: CHN China, People's Republic
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Date (YMD): 1999-6-20
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Information Source:IFRC
Comments: Sustained rainfall from the middle of June until late September caused extensive flooding along the upper and middle reaches of the Yangtze river in China. According to official figures, over 800 people died and 24,000 were injured as a result of the floods and 5.5 million were displaced throughout the country. Four provinces - Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan and Anhui - were particularly badly affected by the recurrent flooding.
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