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Lingering drought hits SW China

(Xinhua)

09:50, August 24, 2011

A housewife wash clothes at the dried-up Dongjin Reservior in Huangzhulin Village of Zhaotong City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 23, 2011. A lingering drought has withered up almost 220,000 hectares of crops and dried up 15 rivers in Zhaotong, leaving at least 190,000 people and 28,000 livestock short of drinking water. (Xinhua/Chen Haining)
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nbkUPNLrfl at 2011-10-03117.12.135.*
Your article was excellent and eurdtie.
LastNoble at 2011-08-24207.6.126.*
Since there are no water in the river its a good time to reclaim the valuable top soil from the rivers and the lakes. This way they will be deeper and better for storing of rain water in future.
LastNoble at 2011-08-24207.6.126.*
Since there are no water in the river its a good time to reclaim the valuable top soil from the rivers and the lakes. This way they will be deeper and better for storing of rain water in future.
  

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