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China : Drought : 2010/10

Duration 2010/10
Country or District China
Name Drought
Outline Large swathes of China have had almost no rain since October, affecting millions of hectares of crops and leaving many short of drinking water.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2011/02/21
A four-month drought has left nearly 190,000 people short of drinking water in a county of southwest China\'s Chongqing Municipality, a local water conservancy official said 21 February 2011.

BBC 2011/02/17
The Ministry of Agriculture said the drought had worsened in some wheat-growing regions despite snowfalls.