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Magnitude-6.4 quake strikes China, damaging dozens of homes Map of Menyuan Qinghai China  Tibet: The quake caused cracks in about 20 homes and other damage in more than 30 others. Authorities sent 700 tents to the area 150 students ill after breathing in smoke from air defense drill   Civil Air Defense Office and the Yifu Experimental Middle School jointly organized a drill. To make the drill more realistic, they used smok... Dozens missing after landslide in Shaanxi   At least 26 people remain missing after a landslide in dormitories and homes owned by the Shaanxi Wuzhou Mining Company China says 6.5 quake hits far western region of Xinjiang   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
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2016-05-01 Climbers bodies found in Tibet after 16 years Shishapangma, Tibet
C. 2016-04-24 11 missing after coal mine floods Tongchuan, Shaanxi, Western China
3. 2016-01-20 Magnitude-6.4 quake strikes China, damaging dozens of homes Menyuan, Qinghai, Tibet
E. 2015-09-19 150 students ill after breathing in smoke from air defense drill Tianshui, Gansu, Western China
F. 2015-08-11 Dozens missing after landslide in Shaanxi Shanyang, Shaanxi, Western China
6. 2015-07-02 China says 6.5 quake hits far western region of Xinjiang Pishan, Xinjiang, Western China
H. 2014-10-24 16 killed in China coal mine collapse Tiechanggou, Urumqi, Western China
I. 2014-08-09 Tour bus carrying about 40 people in Tibet falls into valley Tibet
J. 2014-07-23 Quarantine over China plague death Yumen city, Gansu, Western China

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11 missing after coal mine floods Map of Tongchuan Shaanxi China
Climbers bodies found in Tibet after 16 years Map of Shishapangma China


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  The bodies of Americans Alex Lowe and David Bridges have been found in a glacier in the Himalayas, 16 years after they were killed by an avalanche


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  It says 67 workers were in the mine shaft but most managed to escape



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  44 died in the incident late Saturday afternoon. Tourism has been on the rise in the scenic Tibetan plateau
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 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 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 Mar.17   China begins land search for plane   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 Jan.10 Night fire destroys ancient Tibetan town in China. Southern China

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Dec.13 21 workers killed in gas blast at Chinese mine
Mar.29 Search for miners buried in Tibet

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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

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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   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.    Ga...
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...

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Feb.23   6.8 earthquake rocks western 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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Night fire destroys ancient Tibetan town in China. Southern China   China begins land search for plane   China has started searching its territory within the northern corridor for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, state media report Dozens survive plane crash 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 Magnitude-6.4 quake strikes China, damaging dozens of homes Map of Menyuan Qinghai China  Tibet: The quake caused cracks in about 20 homes and other damage in more than 30 others. Authorities sent 700 tents to the area China says 6.5 quake hits far western region of Xinjiang   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 Strong earthquake hits China's Xinjiang region: USGS 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 Hundreds dead in 6.9 earthquake Map of Qinghai China




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  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   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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2016 Sun. Climbers bodies found in Tibet after 16 years
Map of Shishapangma China
  The bodies of Americans Alex Lowe and David Bridges have been found in a glacier in the Himalayas, 16 years after they were killed by an avalanche




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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 Poison Accident Timeline ... See World Poison Accident timeline Top ^
2015 Sep.19 150 students ill after breathing in smoke from air defense drill   Civil Air Defense Office and the Yifu Experimental Middle School jointly organized a drill. To make the drill more realistic, they used smok...



Western China, Disasters Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2016 Apr. 24 11 missing after coal mine floods
Map of Tongchuan Shaanxi China
  It says 67 workers were in the mine shaft but most managed to escape
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



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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



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2015 Aug.11 Dozens missing after landslide in Shaanxi   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
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 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.    Ga...