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  • Class ﹕AFL 1A Instructor ﹕David Wolff Reporters ﹕Eve (4971A047) Alina(4971A051)
  • CONTENTS
  • China has been lake is totally dried the The suffering from and there are dead clams everywhere. drought since October in 2008. At least 18 million people have been affected by China’s worst drought in 50 years.
  • China drought leaves 670,000 people without drinking water.
  • The drought mainly threatened Henan Many grasshoppers died due to the ,Shanxi, Gansu, Anhui, Shand scarcity of water. ong, Shaanxi, Beijing, Hebei, Jaingsu, Tenshin, Níngxià, Hu
  • The drought has lasted since last Almost half of the wheat-growing areas winter , and scientist said the in the eight provinces were situation will get threatened. serious, especially in the northernIt is the worst one after Besides, China. 1951.
  • This drought is affecting Residents in some millions of people. For mountain villages are having to walk up to example, Liaoningwater. 2km to get do not have access to drinking water at the moment.
  • Three hundred million farmers’ lives are seriously affected and the researchers reported that the bad impact of the drought may be more serious than the heavy snowfall last year.
  • The drought has also affected huge areas of farmland, with crop failures and the death of cattle. Approximately 43% of crops in China can’t be harvested. The crops are like wilted grasses, and can be lighted as firewood.
  • There are many forest conflagrations everywhere in China due to the hot and dry weather. There have been three people dead and two injured so far.
  • The drought causes drinking problems. For example, it is said that there is a family who share a bowl of water to wash faces together. Besides, this family haven’t taken a shower since the drought happened.