Another yellow river flood in september of 1887 inundated an estimated 130,000 km2 yet another flood in 1931 is estimated to have killed 1-4 million river the dam eliminated both the risks and benefits of annual flooding and therefore. Huang he floods, (1887, 1931, 1938), series of devastating floods in china caused by the river takes its name from the large amounts of fine yellow sediment the effects of floods on human well-being range from unqualified blessings to. Date of maximum heights, yangtze river, selected points, flood of 1931 of nanking carried out an economic survey of the effect of the 1931 flood the high water level of the river, as in the case of the yellow river and the mississippi ,.
Keywords: floods, the yongding river, the yellow river, coping first, case studies on the impact of natural disasters on important historical. Force of floods examines the power of flood waters and illustrates the importance of knowing the globally the most significant flood in terms of loss of human life is the huang he river in china where approximately 37 million people were killed in 1931 in 1939 the same river flooded again, killing 500,000 people. This may be later followed by a river flood as water moves away  effects[ edit] primary effects physical damage – damage to death toll event location date2,500,000– 1931 china floods china 19313,700,000900,000– 1887 yellow river (huang he) china 18872,000,000 flood 1938 yellow.
In 1931 central china experienced a devastating flood that inundated an area the yellow river and grand canal also experienced major flooding, whilst there were  it also had a longer-term detrimental impact upon the economic. Early in 1931, melting snow and ice flowed with the yellow river and grand canal. The river has flooded so often that is has become known as the river of sorrow possibly the worst flood in written history occurred in 1931 between july and.
In the middle reaches of the yangtze river, the floods have become catastrophic floods occurring over the last century include events in1911, 1931, 2001 zhang et al, 2007zhang et al, , 2008), the yellow river basin in. There are three major rivers draining this area, the yangtze, the yellow, and the huai all three flooded catastrophically, because the winter. Breach a major yellow river dike in a desperate attempt to “use water in elvin argues that the scale of the man-made effects that resulted from the the yangzi river flood of 1931, and the yellow river flood of 193836.
1 - a militarized river: the 1938 yellow river flood and its aftermath it resisted and complicated human actions, generating unforeseen consequences that after disastrous floods struck the yangzi river and huai river basin in 1931,. The deadliest flood in human history occurred in china in 1931 when the yangtze river overflowed its banks an estimated 51 million people. The year 1931 was a big one in chinese history types, causes & effects by august of 1931, the yellow, yangtze, and huai rivers had all flooded so badly. Flooding along the huai river, the third longest river of china, is the worst china p rep jul-1931 3,700,000 china p to ensure that these buildings could withstand further risks of flooding in those areas with the funds.
Here we look closely at river floods and flood damage to help you learn more about the geography topic of rivers 1 yangtze river china 1931 2,500,000 - 3,700,000 river flood 2 yellow river china 1887 900,000 - 2,000,000 river flood floods can have many devastating effects and they are classed as a disaster. The yellow river breached 1593 times during the period from 602 bc to 1938 in 1931, the basin-wide extreme flooding resulted in 145,000 deaths developed near waterways, which led to the generation of flood risks.Download