Many Dixi residents had to rely on friends and neighbours with boats to rescue them from their flooded homes. Jiangxi. Photo: Tom Wang
Many Dixi residents had to rely on friends and neighbours with boats to rescue them from their flooded homes. Jiangxi. Photo: Tom Wang

Chinese floods bring back memories of 1998 for stricken villagers

  • More than 4,000 people died when heavy rains and burst riverbanks inundated communities 22 years ago
  • And for the people of the east China village of Dixi it’s happening all over again

Many Dixi residents had to rely on friends and neighbours with boats to rescue them from their flooded homes. Jiangxi. Photo: Tom Wang
Many Dixi residents had to rely on friends and neighbours with boats to rescue them from their flooded homes. Jiangxi. Photo: Tom Wang
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