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Severe drought has lingered in Yunnan for 3 years

(Chinanews.com)

10:14, March 23, 2012

A villager walks on the dried-up bed of the Xinba reservoir in Shilin County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, on March 22, 2012. A severe drought has lingered in Yunnan for three consecutive years, leaving 3.2 million people and 1.65 million livestock short of water. A total of 7.9 million people and 676,650 hectares farmland of 125 counties all over the province have been affected by the drought. (Photo: Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)
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