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Floods leave 122 dead or missing in Jilin

08-03-2010 14:06 BJT Special Report:China Fights Worst Flood in Decades |

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Floods caused by torrential rains continue to plague Northeast China's Jilin Province. 122 people are dead or missing.

The provincial Civil Affairs Department says more than 4 million people have been affected since the flood season began in June. Some 700 thousand people have been evacuated. In the hardest-hit areas, flash floods and landslides isolated five counties and towns.

Relief work is progressing with difficulty in Huadian City. Communications, power and water supplies there have been disrupted. The provincial government has allocated relief funds and goods to flood-hit areas to ensure people's daily necessities.

The aerial photo taken on July 30, 2010 shows the flood-battered area in Antu County of Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, northeast China's Jilin Province.(Xinhua/Jiang Hechun)
The aerial photo taken on July 30, 2010 shows the flood-battered area in Antu 
County of Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, northeast China's Jilin Province.
(Xinhua/Jiang Hechun)



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