September 2, 2011

More than 7 million people affected by severe drought in Sichuan, China

As of August 31, 2011 more than 7 million people are affected by severe drought in China’s Sichuan province, where 479 reservoirs and 349 rivers have dried up, with water trucks being dispatched by the government to try to help with the emergency.

Sources: ReliefWeb, EastDay

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