Lingering droughts affect 16.7m people in SW China | 2013-08-14 15:25

Lingering droughts affect 16.7m people in SW China

Photo taken on Aug 13, 2013 shows a dried-up grain sorghum field in Shuitang Village of Renhuai city, southwest China's Guizhou province. Lingering droughts in Guizhou have affected more than 16.67 million people. Over 2.98 million people lack adequate supplies of drinking water, and a total of 1.26 million hectares of farmland has been damaged by the drought. [Photo/Xinhua]


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