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1931 China Floods

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  • Aug 15, 2010
The most deadly natural disaster ever recorded which estimated deaths from 1.3 million to 4 million. This year alone, as many as 28 provinces in China are affected by floods and many have been killed by the recent mudslide/landslide in Gansu provinces. Death toll from last week til today amounts to 1239 and 500+ are still missing. 

China observes national day of mourning for the mudslide victims today.
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August 16, 2010
thanks sharrie that was emensly helpfull
August 17, 2010
You're most welcome! Another country adversely affected by massive floods this year is Pakistan. 1/5 of Pakistan is now under water!
 
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The 1931 Central China floods or the Central China floods of 1931 were a series of floods that occurred during the Nanjing decade in the Republic of China era. It is generally considered the deadliest natural disaster ever recorded, and almost certainly the deadliest of the 20th century (when pandemics are discounted) and in China.[3] The human casualties are estimated from 1,345,000[6], to between 3.7 million to 4 million.
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