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The Ministry of Civil Affairs has raised the level of emergency response plan to level 3 from 2. Heavy rains and floods have ravaged 10 southern regions, leaving 211 dead and 119 missing. So far, the floods have caused direct economic losses of more than 43 billion yuan.
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