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A Scorching Lesson
While taking relief measures to combat the drought, the country has realized the urgency of improving its abilities of coping with climate change
A Long Dry Spell

After more than 200 days with hardly a drop of rain, the drought is affecting millions of people in Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan provinces, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Chongqing Municipality, which represent 83 percent of drought-stricken areas across the country

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Drought Takes its Toll
Extreme weather conditions in southwest China prompt the country to take serious action against climate change
Wanting Water
Ongoing drought in China's traditionally water-rich south shows irrigation infrastructure is badly needed
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A Long Way for Water
Villagers in a severe drought-stricken area in southwest China's Yunnan Province have to fetch river water back and forth to survive the natural disaster
A Desperate Search for Water
The Blue Sky Emergency Rescue Team under the Beijing Red Cross looked for water sources in southwest China's Guizhou Province, one of the worst drought-stricken areas, from March 20 to March 30
Disease Control in Drought Areas
Rain Expected in Drought-hit Areas
Motor Team Helps Transport Water
PLA Soldiers Aid Villagers in Yunnan
Searching for New Water Sources
How to Donate
- China's Farmland Water Use Facilities
- China's Actions for Disaster Prevention and Reduction
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