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China reports deaths amid Typhoon Haiyan

Time: 2016-03-18

Typhoon Haiyan survivor: 'I thought it was the end of the world'
"We really wanted to get out of the house because the water was really coming in. I have three kids and I didn't know what to do." Said one of greatest mother in Philippines
Haiyan, the strongest typhoon this year, arrived in Guangxi on Monday morning after having wreaked havoc in the Philippines and Vietnam.
Seven people were killed and another four were missing as of 10 a.m. Tuesday as Typhoon Haiyan continued its progress through south China, according to official figures.
he National Disaster Reduction Commission announced that more than 3 million people in China's southern provinces of Hainan and Guangdong and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region had been affected by the typhoon.
Five fatalities occurred in Hainan and two in Guangxi.The typhoon toppled more than 900 houses, damaged another 8,500 and destroyed 25,500 hectares of crops. Direct economic losses amounted to 4.47 billion yuan (734 million U.S. dollars).
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