Severe Storms Hit Food Production

CHINA - The latest storms and resulting mudslides across much of the country have hit agricultural production hard.
calendar icon 7 May 2010
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Many people have lost their lives or have been injured as the result of severe storms in the south-western and central regions of the country, according to official sources.

An official said that the disaster also caused severe damage to the county's agriculture, fishery, and animal farming industries, he said.

At least 197,972 hectares of crops, 35.65 million tons of fish stocks, 2,843 head of cattle and 105,000 poultry in the county were destroyed by the rains, he said.

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