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Drought in China leaves nearly 6 million lacking water

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China droughtDrought since mid-June has left about 5.95 million people short of water in 13 provincial-level areas across China, according to a Ministry of Civil Affairs report Monday.

Of those affected, about 4.3 million people live in Guizhou and Hunan provinces, with the rest are in Hubei, Chongqing, Jiangxi and Zhejiang, according to the ministry. As of 9 a.m. Monday, about 4.03 million people were in need of government assistance, the report said.


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