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ESCAP launches Asia-Pacific mechanism on drought monitoring and early warning

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), launched in to service a Regional Cooperative Mechanism on Drought Monitoring and Early War

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 16/09/2010 - 16:26
latitude: 
13.7234
longitude: 
100.476

Landslide in China

Mudslides engulfed a town in northwest China on 8 August 2010, killing nearly 100 people and leaving perhaps 2,000 residents missing.

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Name: 
Landslide in China
Region: 
Gansu Province, China
Occurance Date: 
08/08/2010
latitude: 
36.0593
longitude: 
103.826

Flood in China

As of 22 June, according to government statistics, the latest round of floods which began early in the month of June has affected more than 29 million people and 1.6 million hectares of crops in th

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Name: 
Flood in China
Region: 
Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Chongqing, Sichuan and Guizhou
Occurance Date: 
22/06/2010
latitude: 
35.8617
longitude: 
104.195

Severe Local Storm in China

Gales and hailstorms killed at least 39 people, injured hundreds and destroyed hundreds of homes in southwest and central China.

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Name: 
Severe Local Storm in China
Region: 
Southwest China
Occurance Date: 
06/05/2010
latitude: 
36.5822
longitude: 
99.5135

SpaceAid supports response to China earthquake bridging space data providers with disaster management authorities

On April 14, 2010 the Southern Quinghai region in the north-west of China experienced a 6.9 magnitude earthquake which left hundreds of people dead and the majority of population injured.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 26/04/2010 - 14:37
latitude: 
33.1
longitude: 
96.7

Landslide in China

A landslide occurred in northwest China's Shaanxi Province on March 10, 2010. It left 26 people dead among the total of 44 trapped.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Landslide in China
Region: 
Shaanxi Province
Occurance Date: 
10/03/2010

China launches new remote-sensing satellite

xinhuanet reports, that China has successfully launched "Yaogan IX", a new remote-sensing satellite, according to a statement from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 05/03/2010 - 11:18
latitude: 
40.9578
longitude: 
100.292

ASEAN+3 Satellite Image Archive for Environmental Study (ASIAES)

The ASEAN+3 Satellite Image Archive for Environmental Study is a project, which allows to share satellite archives for natural hazard management and environmental study among the ASEAN+3 member cou

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Snow disaster in China

Part of China has been hit by low-temperature and blizzard since 2 January.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Snow disaster
Region: 
China
Occurance Date: 
04/01/2010