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  1. News - China - DISASTER

    Silence observed for victims of Yunnan earthquake

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 05:27am by MANDY ZUO

    ... silence yesterday morning to remember those lost in the devastating earthquake in Ludian county. Work stopped and people bowed their heads in public places across the province as air-raid sirens and car and truck horns sounded at 10am. The magnitude-6.5 earthquake killed 617 people and injured more than 3,000 others, according to the authorities. More than 110 people are still missing. ...

  2. News - China - DISASTER

    Quake alert level for Zhaotong was raised earlier this year

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:04am by Andrea Chen

    ... of quake risk The national earthquake monitoring centre said it raised the risk level for Zhaotong, where more than 400 people died in a tremor on Sunday, from a magnitude 6 to a magnitude ... for monitoring for the past decade, said a staff member of the provincial earthquake administration. The dangers were highlighted in research published last year by experts from the State Key Laboratory ...

  3. News - China - DISASTER

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

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

    ... their animals, property or themselves. They described seeing what they believed was a tsunami- high sea waves sometimes caused by a geological disturbance such as an earthquake. However, tsunami usually ...

  4. 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, ... to debris in a few minutes and five of my pigs were killed. "I was very scared and I was crying. Everything was gone in a few minutes." Yunnan's head of earthquake administration, ...

  5. 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

    ... of military and civilian rescuers continued an arduous search yesterday for survivors of two relatively mild earthquakes that killed dozens of people in Yunnan on Friday, as many citizens lived ... was quoted by Xinhua as saying he was confident the people would be able to overcome the tragedy, and he pointed to the recovery following the devastating Sichuan earthquake in 2008 that killed more ...

  6. News - Asia - DISASTER

    At least 1,200 feared dead as super typhoon devastates Philippine towns

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 12:12pm by Reuters

    ... was in the aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami," said Sebastian Rhodes Stampa, head of the UN Disaster Assessment Co-ordination Team sent to Tacloban, referring to the 2004 earthquake and tsunami. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - China - DISASTER

    46 dead as landslide hits village in Zhenxiong county, Yunnan

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

    ... at the site, searching for victims. The cause of the landslide remains unknown. Wu said they occurred occasionally in the region, which was prone to earthquakes and heavy rains. But local residents ... visit to Yiliang county in a month. He also visited it in September after it was hit by a series of earthquakes, one registering a magnitude of 5.8 that killed 81 people. Millions of internet ...

  9. 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 ... making up for lost time caused by disruptions stemming from two September 7 earthquakes that struck Yiliang county where Zhenhe is located, killing 81 people and leaving hundreds injured. Web ...



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