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Duration 2014/08 Persistent drought has caused widespread water shortages in central and north China, affecting more than 27.5 million people. Country or District China Name Drought
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- Xinhua 2014/08/21
Drought in northeast China\'s Liaoning Province has caused drinking water problems for nearly 330,000 people and 82,000 head of livestock, said authorities Thursday, 21 August.
- Xinhua 2014/08/08
The result of high temperatures, lack of rainfall and inadequate water storage, central China\'s Henan and Hubei provinces as well as Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region and the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in the north saw nearly four million people in need of basic living support, a statement from the Ministry of Civil Affairs said.
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