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Data - Water
Areas affected by natural disasters, 1978 - 1997
  Total Drought Flood Other

Year

(1,000 ha) (1,000 ha) (%) (1,000 ha) (%) (1,000 ha) (%)
1978 21,800 17,970 82.4 920 4.2 2,910 13.3
1988 23,940 15,300 63.9 6,130 25.6 2,510 10.5
1996 21,234 6,247 29.4 10,855 51.1 4,132 19.5
1997 30,309 20,250 66.8 5,840 19.3 4,219 13.9
Source: China Statistical Yearbook, 1997, State Statistical Bureau, People's Republic of China, Beijing, China, p.397.
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