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China: Drought: 2012/04 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/04
Country or District China
Event Type Drought
Outline China's ongoing severe drought has hit 13 Chinese provinces, having an adverse impact on agricultural production.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2012/04/05
As of 5 April 2012, the dry spell has left 7.82 million people and 4.58 million head of livestock without adequate drinking water in provinces including Yunnan, Sichuan, Hebei, Shanxi and Gansu.