August 8, 2011

Severe drought in China leaves 290,000 people short of water

Severe drought in China's central province of Hunan as of the end of July 2011 leaves 290,000 people short of water, with fire engines delivering drinking water to Yongzhou city, where supplies have run out, while nearly 17,000 hectares of crops lie ruined due to the lack of rain.

Sources:
XinhuaNet
CRIEnglish.com

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