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Drought team set to deliver water

08-29-2011 14:45 BJT Special Report:Floods and Droughts of Summer 2011 |

Members of a specially organized team for fighting drought and providing disaster-relief
carry buckets of water to Tuoyan village, which is under severe water shortage, in Jintang
township of Qiaojia county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 28, 2011. The area is
suffering through a severe drought triggered by the lack of rainfall and high temperatures.
The 50-member team was specially set up in Jintang township to help locals fight the
drought. The team shuttle among the villages facing a severe water shortage to deliver
water, help villagers look for new water sources and grow crops. [Photo/Xinhua]

Members of the drought-fighting and disaster-relief team ride motorcycles on their way to
provide water to villages where water is in short supply, in Jiantang township of Qiaojia
county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 28, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

A mother in Tuoyan village feeds her little child drinking water provided by the drought-
fighting team on August 28, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

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