Rescue workers evacuate a child from a flooded building after heavy rainfall in Xinli village of Shaoguan in Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters
Rescue workers evacuate a child from a flooded building after heavy rainfall in Xinli village of Shaoguan in Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters

Amid record-breaking floods in China, premier calls for stepped up disaster control and relief

  • Executive meeting of the State Council told more extreme weather predicted and everything must be done to ensure ‘safety of people’s lives and property’
  • In Yingde, Guangdong province, more than 400,000 people are affected by the largest floods on record and 30,000 have been safely relocated

Rescue workers evacuate a child from a flooded building after heavy rainfall in Xinli village of Shaoguan in Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters
Rescue workers evacuate a child from a flooded building after heavy rainfall in Xinli village of Shaoguan in Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters
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