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China: Flood: 2017/06/23 Country Information on DRR

Period 2017/06/23
Country or District China
Event Type Flood
Outline Torrential rain lashed parts of central Hunan and Hubei provinces in China over the past two days, with flooding affecting at least 390,000 people.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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