Tue, March 30, 2010
China > Mainland > Severe drought hits SW China

We get water at school!

2010-03-30 13:11:46 GMT2010-03-30 21:11:46 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Pupils run after receiving donated drinkable water at a primary school in Tian'e county of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on March 30, 2010. Around one million students from some 3500 schools are suffering from water shortage in Guangxi which was hit by the worst drought in a century. With the help of the government and students' and teachers' own effort, no school has been suspended due to drought. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Pupils drink donated drinkable water at a primary school in Tian'e county of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on March 30, 2010. Around one million students from some 3500 schools are suffering from water shortage in Guangxi which was hit by the worst drought in a century. With the help of the government and students' and teachers' own effort, no school has been suspended due to drought. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Pupils run after receiving donated drinkable water at a primary school in Tian'e county of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on March 30, 2010. Around one million students from some 3500 schools are suffering from water shortage in Guangxi which was hit by the worst drought in a century. With the help of the government and students' and teachers' own effort, no school has been suspended due to drought. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Pupils run after receiving donated drinkable water at a primary school in Tian'e county of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on March 30, 2010. Around one million students from some 3500 schools are suffering from water shortage in Guangxi which was hit by the worst drought in a century. With the help of the government and students' and teachers' own effort, no school has been suspended due to drought. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Pupils run after receiving donated drinkable water at a primary school in Tian'e county of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on March 30, 2010. Around one million students from some 3500 schools are suffering from water shortage in Guangxi which was hit by the worst drought in a century. With the help of the government and students' and teachers' own effort, no school has been suspended due to drought. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Around one million students from some 3500 schools are suffering from water shortage in Guangxi which was hit by the worst drought in a century. With the help of the government and students' and teachers' own effort, no school has been suspended due to drought.

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