Fri, February 06, 2009
China > Mainland > Severe drought hits N China

China beefs up drought relief efforts

2009-02-06 06:10:03 GMT2009-02-06 14:10:03 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Members of a drought relief working team overhaul a water pump in Linfen, north China's Shanxi Province, Feb. 5, 2009. China raised the drought emergency class Thursday from level two to level one, the highest alert, in response to the worst drought to hit northern China in half a century, according to a State Council meeting.(Xinhua/Yan Ruipeng)

Workers of a power company install a generator to provide power for irrigating fields in Baizhuang Village of Baofeng County, central China's Henan Province, Feb. 5, 2009.(Xinhua/Yan Ruipeng)

Workers of a power company help a farmer to irrigate the field in Wuhe County, east China's Anhui Province, Feb. 5, 2009.(Xinhua/Yan Ruipeng)

Soldiers of armed police force help a farmer to irrigate his field in Huainan, east China's Anhui Province, Feb. 5, 2009.(Xinhua/Yan Ruipeng)

Members of a drought relief working team overhaul a water pump in Linfen, north China's Shanxi Province, Feb. 5, 2009. China raised the drought emergency class Thursday from level two to level one, the highest alert, in response to the worst drought to hit northern China in half a century, according to a State Council meeting.

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