August 16, 2011

Drought causing shortage of safe drinking water in Guizhou, China

Officials in China's Guizhou province report on August 12, 2011 that 2.2 million people living in 84 of the province’s cities and counties are suffering from shortages of safe drinking water due to drought that has brought 70% less rain than normal since the beginning of July.

Sources:
UPI
Xinhua Net

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