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June 27th, 2011
Flooding Takes Financial, Emotional Toll on South China Villagers

Riding a small rowboat headed home, Deng Jiangyi examined the muddy water all around him — eerily dotted with treetops, electrical poles and flocks of ducks. “This year’s floods were so extreme that almost the entire village got submerged,” lamented the 66-year-old farmer. “Everything is gone — everything.” Nearly all of the village’s 1,600 residents lost their livelihood — with their crops and livestock under water. The last time Deng saw his village turn to a lake was in 1955, when heavy flooding similarly inundated Zhoushang in southern China. Read More