Aerial view of drought-hit areas in SW China

11:06, March 31, 2010      

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Special report: Southwest China in drought emergency

Photo taken on March 27, 2010, shows the aerial view of a drought-stricken lake in Xiangyun County, Dali, southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The drought has lingered in southwest China for months, affecting 61.3 million residents and five million hectares of crops in Guizhou, Yunnan, Sichuan provinces, Chongqing Municipality and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said. (Photo:

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