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Aid supplies flown to flooded Australia

01-04-2011 13:35 BJT

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Australian military planes have flown aid supplies to the flooded northeast state of Queensland. With water levels still rising, hundreds of people continue to be evacuated.

Scores of families fled their homes for relief centers on higher ground. Transportation has been severely affected in submerged areas, and the disaster's damage bill is expected to top one billion Australian dollars.

Authorities say about 200-thousand people have been affected by the floods, Australia's worst in a decade.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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