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  1. News - China - DISASTER

    Hainan villagers weren't warned how devastating superstorm Rammasun would be

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... I've never seen such mountainous waves." On the afternoon of July 18, Chen and fellow villagers saw waves several metres high approaching the islet, first from the east, and then from ... mountainous waves surged over the dikes and struck houses on the shoreline. "No one had expected the waves would be that huge," said Chen Yihu. Among the many villagers who chose to stay ...

  2. News - China - DISASTER

    Australian and three Tibetans die in avalanche on Mount Everest

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 04:29pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... and that one Australian and three local herders died. It said 154 people stranded by the avalanche were rescued Tuesday, 86 at the Everest base camp on the mountain’s Chinese side. Calls to local ...

  3. News - China - DISASTER

    Dig for bodies of 83 dead in Tibetan mine landslide

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 01:50pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Nightmare dig for entire camp of gold miners wiped out by landslide in Tibetan mountains Only two bodies have been found so far at a Tibetan mine where ... asleep when the landslide occurred at about 6am. Xinhua quoted an armed police officer engaged in the rescue as saying that cracks were observed along nearby mountains, indicating the possibility ...

  4. News - China - DISASTER

    83 buried under rubble after landslide in Tibet

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... is just too huge. It covers the entire mountain gully," Pang said. The site is at an altitude of 4,600 metres, and oxygen content is less than 50 per cent of what it is at sea level, which ...

  5. News - China - DISASTER

    46 dead as landslide hits village in Zhenxiong county, Yunnan

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Dozens killed, several still missing as more than 1,100 rescuers battle to reach survivors buried by rubble in remote Yunnan settlement landslide wrecks mountain village 46 people died when a landslide hit a mountainous region in Yunnan province yesterday, local authorities and mainland media said. Fourteen homes were buried in the landslide ...

  6. News - China - DISASTER

    Two earthquakes kill at least 64 in Yunnan's Yiliang county

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... were killed and 715 injured when two strong earthquakes rocked Yiliang county in Yunnan, southwest China, yesterday. The death toll in the mountainous region is expected to climb, ... five kilometres away. Yiliang, where most people live in a valley surrounded by high mountains, is about 400 kilometres from Kunming, the provincial capital. Xinhua reported that about 700,000 ...

  7. News - China - DISASTER

    16 dead as landslide buries China school, thousands help in rescue

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 01:03pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Sixteen Chinese children were confirmed dead Thursday after a landslide engulfed their school as they made up classes lost due to deadly earthquakes last month, state media said. Three others were missing after the landslide buried the school and three farmhouses at Zhenhe village in the mountainous southwestern province of Yunnan, Xinhua news ...

  8. News - China - DISASTER

    Quake survivors in Yunnan, China, fear aftershocks as rescuers search last parts of quake zone

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... and rescue efforts were slowed by collapsed roads and bridges, as well as by rocks that continued falling from mountains. The latest setback involved the collapse of a key road shortly after 3pm ...

  9. News - China - DISASTER

    Death toll climbs to 89 after twin quakes in southwest China

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Three pupils in collapsed school among those killed in twin tremors in Yunnan and Guizhou; Wen visits survivors camped out amid ruins Rescuers reach quake zone as death toll rises Rescuers cleared blocked roads yesterday to join the search for survivors of twin earthquakes in the mountainous southwest as the death toll rose to 89 and Premier Wen ...



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