Thu, August 13, 2009
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Fujian starts reconstruction after Typhoon Morakot

2009-08-13 13:22:28 GMT2009-08-13 21:22:28 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Farmers rebuild damaged farmland canals at Lingbianting Village in Zherong County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 13, 2009. Typhoon Morakot has killed at least three people and caused direct economic loss of almost 2 billion RMB yuan (292 million U.S. dollars) in Fujian as of Wednesday afternoon, after a powerful landing in east China on Sunday. (Xinhua/Pan Wenshu)

Fishermen work at a dock at Dongjiao Village in Fuding City, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 13, 2009. Typhoon Morakot has killed at least three people and caused direct economic loss of almost 2 billion RMB yuan (292 million U.S. dollars) in Fujian as of Wednesday afternoon, after a powerful landing in east China on Sunday. (Xinhua/Liu Deqing)

Dewellers clear remains of their houses at Meiyang Village in Zherong County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 13, 2009. Typhoon Morakot has killed at least three people and caused direct economic loss of almost 2 billion RMB yuan (292 million U.S. dollars) in Fujian as of Wednesday afternoon, after a powerful landing in east China on Sunday. (Xinhua/Pan Wenshu)

Dwellers clear remains of their houses at Meiyang Village in Zherong County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 13, 2009. Typhoon Morakot has killed at least three people and caused direct economic loss of almost 2 billion RMB yuan (292 million U.S. dollars) in Fujian as of Wednesday afternoon, after a powerful landing in east China on Sunday. (Xinhua/Pan Wenshu)

Farmers rebuilt damaged farmland canals at Lingbianting Village in Zherong County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 13, 2009.

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