News ID: 238407
Published: 0944 GMT February 04, 2019

Natural disasters affected 66,000 in China in January

Natural disasters affected 66,000 in China in January
Natural disasters affect 66,000 in China in January

Natural disasters killed seven people and affected 66,000 in China last month, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management.
Natural disasters, including earthquakes, floods, forest fires and hail, destroyed over 3,100 houses and damaged 5,000 hectares of crops, the ministry said, xinhuanet.com reported.
The natural disasters caused direct economic losses of ¥180 million (about $26.7 million).
Casualties and losses for January averaged less than the same period over the previous five years, the ministry said.

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Natural disasters killed seven people and affected 66,000 in China last month, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management.

Natural disasters, including earthquakes, floods, forest fires and hail, destroyed over 3,100 houses and damaged 5,000 hectares of crops, the ministry said, xinhuanet.com reported.

The natural disasters caused direct economic losses of ¥180 million (about $26.7 million).

Casualties and losses for January averaged less than the same period over the previous five years, the ministry said.

 

 

   
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