Latest articles on China Floods

Death toll rises as Beijing battles to recover from flood

What has been called the worst rains in 60 years has left China asking questions about its basic infrastructure after 37 die in Beijing flood.

Millions displaced in worst China floods in 20 years

More than five million people have been displaced or otherwise affected by flooding in eastern China that is also pushing up food prices.

More than 4 200 dead or missing in China floods

More than 4 200 people have died or are missing in floods in China so far this year, the government said on Tuesday.

China rescuers comb sludge for mudslide survivors

Rescuers armed with little more than shovels searched on Monday for hundreds of people after a torrent of mud engulfed a north-western Chinese town.

Pakistan troops evacuate thousands in flood disaster

Pakistani troops, spearheading relief efforts in the worst floods in 80 years, evacuated several thousand people in two provinces overnight.

China landslides leave scores dead

More than 80 people are dead and over 2 000 are missing after landslides triggered by heavy rain swept away homes in north-western China.

China flood toll tops 700 with conditions set to worsen

Flooding in China that has killed more than 700 people this year and inundated countless communities looks set to worsen.

Scores killed in China floods

Torrential rains battering south and central China have left 175 people dead and forced the evacuation of 1,7-million.

China devastated by floods

Huge floods in southern China have killed at least 132 people and displaced 800 000 others as the annual storm season picked up ferocity.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.


The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

The best local and international journalism

handpicked and in your inbox every weekday