Drought in southwest China: photo Weather and Climate
For three agonizing dry years in southwest China's Yunnan province of 3.2 million people and 1.65 million livestock had hard water shortages. In general, the province of incredible drought affected 7.9 million people and 676,650 hectares of agricultural land in 125 constituencies. Relief in many places changed beyond recognition, causing enormous damage to flora and fauna of the region.
1. A local resident walks along the dry bottom of the reservoir Ksinba in Shilin County of Yunnan Province in southwest China. 22/03/2012.
2. Dead clam shell at the bottom of the former vodohranilischa.22.03.2012
3. Ox pulling a cart with water. Bayshiyan, DC Luksi.21.03.2012
4.Malchik Daeshan the village with his mother carries water home. Shilin District. 22/03/2012
5. Villagers Chen-Yifu leave the water after washing and use it to water their animals. District Kuibei. 22.03. 2012