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B. 2015-08-11 Dozens missing after landslide in Shaanxi Shanyang, Shaanxi, Western China
C. 2015-07-02 China says 6.5 quake hits far western region of Xinjiang Pishan, Xinjiang, Western China
3. 2014-10-24 16 killed in China coal mine collapse Tiechanggou, Urumqi, Western China
2014-08-09 Tour bus carrying about 40 people in Tibet falls into valley Tibet
F. 2014-07-23 Quarantine over China plague death Yumen city, Gansu, Western China
6. 2014-07-06 17 coal miners trapped underground in China Urumqi, Western China
7. 2014-05-16 Pipeline collapse in coal mine kills 11 in China Yulin, Shaanxi, Western China
I. 2014-04-12 China water pollution hits 2.4m Lanzhou, Western China
J. 2014-03-17 China begins land search for plane Western China

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China says 6.5 quake hits far western region of Xinjiang Map of Pishan Xinjiang China  6.5 magnitude quake hit Pishan county in the Hotan region of Xinjiang at a depth of about 10 kilometers shortly after 9 a.m. Friday 16 killed in China coal mine collapse   Another 11 miners were injured in the disaster that struck just before midnight in Tiechanggou township outside the Xinjiang regional capital... Tour bus carrying about 40 people in Tibet falls into valley
Dozens missing after landslide in Shaanxi Map of Shanyang Shaanxi China


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  At least 26 people remain missing after a landslide in dormitories and homes owned by the Shaanxi Wuzhou Mining Company


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  44 died in the incident late Saturday afternoon. Tourism has been on the rise in the scenic Tibetan plateau

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Mar.17
  China has started searching its territory within the northern corridor for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, state media report
Feb.12   Strong earthquake hits China's Xinjiang region: USGS   The 6.8-magnitude quake hit about 270 kilometers (170 miles) southeast of the city of Hotan at a depth of 12.5 kilometers (7.7 miles) Jan.10   Night fire destroys ancient Tibetan town in China   Southern China: A 10-hour inferno has razed an ancient Tibetan town in China's southwest Yunnan province that's popular with tourists

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Dec.13 21 workers killed in gas blast at Chinese mine   The workers were earlier reported trapped by the blast in Xinjiang region's Changji prefecture. Twelve others escaped the explosion early Fr... Mar.29 Search for miners buried in Tibet   Hundreds of rescuers are working to free 83 miners, 24 hours after they were buried by a landslide near the Tibetan capital, Lhasa

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.16 China school bus crash kills 20 Sep.20 Polio strain spreads to China from Pakistan Sep.19 Race for Himalayan quake rescuers. North East India

year 2010 Top ^

Aug.24 Dozens survive plane crash
Aug.20 Mudslide death toll in China rises Aug.14 China mourns Gansu landslide dead   China is holding a day of mourning for those killed in floods and mudslides, as the death toll rose to 1,239 people Landslides leave 38 missing Aug.10 Storms threaten landslide rescue effort Map of Gansu China  A tropical storm bringing more torrential rain is sweeping towards the region of north-west China hit by a massive landslide, forecasters warn   China landslide death toll soars
  More than 700 people are now known to have died in a massive landslide in north-west China. A search is continuing for the more than 1,000 still missing Aug.9   Death toll hits 337 in China mudslides   An additional 1,148 people are missing in northwestern China have killed 337 people. 45,000 have been evacuated from Zhouqu County Aug.8 Rescue effort for China landslide   Landslides kill at least 127 in China
Map of Bailong River China
  About 1,300 people are missing after the landslides, which were triggered by heavy rains. 1,300 missing. 45,000 people evacuated
 Gansu
Apr.20 China pays tribute to quake victims  Beijing: China lowered flags to half staff and pulled entertainment programming from the airwaves to mourn more than 2,000 people killed during earthquake Apr.14 China sifts rubble for quake survivors Map of Qinghai China  China has been sifting rubble for survivors of the deadly quake which hit the remote region as thousands spent a freezing night in the open Apr.13   Hundreds dead in 6.9 earthquake Map of Qinghai China
  Some 300 people are feared dead after a rapid series of strong earthquakes hit a mountainous and impoverished area
 The quake hit at 7:49 a.m. local time. The epicenter was about 240 kilometers northwest of Qamdo, Tibet


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Sep.18   4th baby dies from tainted formula   Officials in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported the death of a baby in the expanding contaminated infant formula cas...

year 2003 Top ^

Feb.23   6.8 earthquake rocks western China
Map of Xinjiang China  At least 257 people are reported dead after an earthquake hit region of Xinjiang. 1,000 houses collapsed in one village



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2015
China says 6.5 quake hits far western region ...
China says 6.5 quake hits far western region ...
Landslide
2015 2015
Landslide
Politics
2015 2015
Politics
2014
16 killed in China coal mine collapse
Tour bus carrying about 40 people in Tibet ...
Quarantine over China plague death
17 coal miners trapped underground in China
Pipeline collapse in coal mine kills 11 in Ch...
China begins land search for plane
Strong earthquake hits China's Xinjiang regio...
Landslide
2014 2014
Landslide
Politics
2014 2014
Politics
2013
21 workers killed in gas blast at Chinese mine
Search for miners buried in Tibet
Earthquake
2013 2013
Earthquake
Search for miners buried in Tibet
Politics
2013 2013
Politics
2011
China school bus crash kills 20
Polio strain spreads to China from Pakistan
Race for Himalayan quake rescuers
Landslide
2011 2011
Landslide
Politics
2011 2011
Politics
2010
Dozens survive plane crash
Mudslide death toll in China rises
China mourns Gansu landslide dead
Landslides leave 38 missing
Storms threaten landslide rescue effort
China landslide death toll soars
Death toll hits 337 in China mudslides
Landslides kill at least 127 in China
China pays tribute to quake victims
China sifts rubble for quake survivors
Hundreds dead in 6.9 earthquake
China pays tribute to quake victims
Quake death toll climbs above 2,000
Dalai Lama seeks access to quake site
PM visits quake zone as death toll climbs
China sifts rubble for quake survivors
Hundreds dead in 6.9 earthquake
Mudslide death toll in China rises
China mourns Gansu landslide dead
Landslides leave 38 missing
Storms threaten landslide rescue effort
China landslide death toll soars
Death toll hits 337 in China mudslides
Landslides kill at least 127 in China
China mourns Gansu landslide dead
China pays tribute to quake victims
Dalai Lama seeks access to quake site
PM visits quake zone as death toll climbs
2009
Lead poisons at least 615 children
Plague death toll rises
Earthquake
2009 2009
Earthquake
Landslide
2009 2009
Landslide
Politics
2009 2009
Politics
2008
Seven people are killed in snowstorm
Scores homeless after quakes
4th baby dies from tainted formula
Weather threatens Everest torch ascent
Scores homeless after quakes
Landslide
2008 2008
Landslide
Politics
2008 2008
Politics
2006
China bird flu death toll hits 7
Earthquake
2006 2006
Earthquake
Landslide
2006 2006
Landslide
Politics
2006 2006
Politics
2003
Powerful quake kills 10
6.8 earthquake rocks western China
Powerful quake kills 10
6.8 earthquake rocks western China
Landslide
2003 2003
Landslide
Politics
2003 2003
Politics

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Night fire destroys ancient Tibetan town in China   Southern China: A 10-hour inferno has razed an ancient Tibetan town in China's southwest Yunnan province that's popular with tourists   China begins land search for plane




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Mar.17
  China has started searching its territory within the northern corridor for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, state media report
2010 Aug.24 Dozens survive plane crash




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2014 Apr.12 China water pollution hits 2.4m   China's biggest oil company has been blamed for water contamination affecting over 2.4 million people in Lanzhou



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2015 Jul.2 China says 6.5 quake hits far western region of Xinjiang
Map of Pishan Xinjiang China  6.5 magnitude quake hit Pishan county in the Hotan region of Xinjiang at a depth of about 10 kilometers shortly after 9 a.m. Friday 2014 Feb.12 Strong earthquake hits China's Xinjiang region: USGS   The 6.8-magnitude quake hit about 270 kilometers (170 miles) southeast of the city of Hotan at a depth of 12.5 kilometers (7.7 miles) 2010 Apr.20 China pays tribute to quake victims  Beijing: China lowered flags to half staff and pulled entertainment programming from the airwaves to mourn more than 2,000 people killed during earthquake Apr.13 Hundreds dead in 6.9 earthquake Map of Qinghai China
  Some 300 people are feared dead after a rapid series of strong earthquakes hit a mountainous and impoverished area
 The quake hit at 7:49 a.m. local time. The epicenter was about 240 kilometers northwest of Qamdo, Tibet
2003 Feb.23 6.8 earthquake rocks western China Map of Xinjiang China  At least 257 people are reported dead after an earthquake hit region of Xinjiang. 1,000 houses collapsed in one village



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2014 Aug.9 Tour bus carrying about 40 people in Tibet falls into valley
  44 died in the incident late Saturday afternoon. Tourism has been on the rise in the scenic Tibetan plateau
2011 Nov.16 China school bus crash kills 20




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2011 Sep.19 Race for Himalayan quake rescuers
. North East India 2010 Apr.14 China sifts rubble for quake survivors Map of Qinghai China  China has been sifting rubble for survivors of the deadly quake which hit the remote region as thousands spent a freezing night in the open



Western China, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2014 Jul.23 Quarantine over China plague death   Part of a city in north-west China has been sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague 2011 Sep.20 Polio strain spreads to China from Pakistan
2008 Sep.18 4th baby dies from tainted formula   Officials in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported the death of a baby in the expanding contaminated infant formula cas...



Western China, Disasters Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2014 Oct.24 16 killed in China coal mine collapse   Another 11 miners were injured in the disaster that struck just before midnight in Tiechanggou township outside the Xinjiang regional capital... Jul.6 17 coal miners trapped underground in China   Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China May.16 Pipeline collapse in coal mine kills 11 in China   11 people have been killed in a coal mine accident in northwestern Shaanxi province. 2 more people are missing from accident 2013 Dec.13 21 workers killed in gas blast at Chinese mine   The workers were earlier reported trapped by the blast in Xinjiang region's Changji prefecture. Twelve others escaped the explosion early Fr...



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2010 Aug.10 Storms threaten landslide rescue effort Map of Gansu China  A tropical storm bringing more torrential rain is sweeping towards the region of north-west China hit by a massive landslide, forecasters warn



Western China, Disasters Landslide Timeline ... See World Landslide timeline Top ^
2015 Aug. 11 Dozens missing after landslide in Shaanxi
Map of Shanyang Shaanxi China
  At least 26 people remain missing after a landslide in dormitories and homes owned by the Shaanxi Wuzhou Mining Company
2013 Mar.29 Search for miners buried in Tibet   Hundreds of rescuers are working to free 83 miners, 24 hours after they were buried by a landslide near the Tibetan capital, Lhasa 2010 Aug.20 Mudslide death toll in China rises Aug.14 China mourns Gansu landslide dead   China is holding a day of mourning for those killed in floods and mudslides, as the death toll rose to 1,239 people Aug.14 Landslides leave 38 missing Aug.10 China landslide death toll soars  More than 700 people are now known to have died in a massive landslide in north-west China. A search is continuing for the more than 1,000 still missing Aug.9 Death toll hits 337 in China mudslides   An additional 1,148 people are missing in northwestern China have killed 337 people. 45,000 have been evacuated from Zhouqu County Aug.8 Rescue effort for China landslide Aug.8 Landslides kill at least 127 in China Map of Bailong River China
  About 1,300 people are missing after the landslides, which were triggered by heavy rains. 1,300 missing. 45,000 people evacuated
 Gansu