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China : Drought : 2002/09/01

GLIDE:  DR-2002-000564-CHN

Duration 2002/09/01
Country or District China
Name Drought
Outline A crippling drought in northern China's Hebei province has left about 900,000 people and a third of the area's farmland with a severe water shortage. Nearly 163,000 acres of crops have failed, Xinhua said, quoting a spokesman for the provincial water resources department. About 210,000 head of livestock have also been affected.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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