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Deadly floods in China

<p>A local flood victim calls out to a rescue boat while holding on to his child on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, China June 23, 2010.  REUTERS/Aly Song</p>

A local flood victim calls out to a rescue boat while holding on to his child on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, China June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

A local flood victim calls out to a rescue boat while holding on to his child on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, China June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>A local flood victim rides on his ox along a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

A local flood victim rides on his ox along a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

A local flood victim rides on his ox along a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Paramilitary policemen evacuate an elderly woman to a safer place in a flooding area in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Paramilitary policemen evacuate an elderly woman to a safer place in a flooding area in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen evacuate an elderly woman to a safer place in a flooding area in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>An injured man sits inside a stadium used to house flood victims in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song</p>

An injured man sits inside a stadium used to house flood victims in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

An injured man sits inside a stadium used to house flood victims in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Girls play inside a stadium used to house flood victims in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

Girls play inside a stadium used to house flood victims in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

Girls play inside a stadium used to house flood victims in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Paramilitary policemen use a boat to transfer locals to a safer area on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, China June 22, 2010.  REUTERS/China Daily </p>

Paramilitary policemen use a boat to transfer locals to a safer area on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, China June 22, 2010. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen use a boat to transfer locals to a safer area on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, China June 22, 2010. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>Rescuers use boats to transfer locals to a safer area on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

Rescuers use boats to transfer locals to a safer area on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

Rescuers use boats to transfer locals to a safer area on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>A local flood victim stands outside his house on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010.  REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

A local flood victim stands outside his house on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

A local flood victim stands outside his house on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Villagers are evacuated to safer areas as the Fu River burst through a protective embankment late on Monday, in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010.  REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

Villagers are evacuated to safer areas as the Fu River burst through a protective embankment late on Monday, in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

Villagers are evacuated to safer areas as the Fu River burst through a protective embankment late on Monday, in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>A boy cries outside a temporary tent shelter after being evacuated from an area threatened by a breached dyke in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010. The Chinese character reads "disaster". REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

A boy cries outside a temporary tent shelter after being evacuated from an area threatened by a breached dyke in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010. The Chinese character reads "disaster". REUTERS/Aly Song

A boy cries outside a temporary tent shelter after being evacuated from an area threatened by a breached dyke in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010. The Chinese character reads "disaster". REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>People use boats to transfer to a safer area on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010.  REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

People use boats to transfer to a safer area on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

People use boats to transfer to a safer area on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Paramilitary policemen use a boat to transfer locals to a safer place in a flooded area in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010.  REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

Paramilitary policemen use a boat to transfer locals to a safer place in a flooded area in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

Paramilitary policemen use a boat to transfer locals to a safer place in a flooded area in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Paramilitary policemen rest outside a temporary tent shelter in a flooded area in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010.  REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

Paramilitary policemen rest outside a temporary tent shelter in a flooded area in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

Paramilitary policemen rest outside a temporary tent shelter in a flooded area in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>A flood victim rows himself in a wooden bucket out of his flooded house on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province, China June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

A flood victim rows himself in a wooden bucket out of his flooded house on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province, China June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

A flood victim rows himself in a wooden bucket out of his flooded house on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province, China June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Local flood victims sit in a rescue boat as they head towards a temporary shelter after being evacuated from flooded homes in the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

Local flood victims sit in a rescue boat as they head towards a temporary shelter after being evacuated from flooded homes in the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

Local flood victims sit in a rescue boat as they head towards a temporary shelter after being evacuated from flooded homes in the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>A man carries his child as he steps outside his flooded house on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song</p>

A man carries his child as he steps outside his flooded house on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man carries his child as he steps outside his flooded house on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>A local flood victim stands waist-deep in water in front of a building destroyed by floods on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

A local flood victim stands waist-deep in water in front of a building destroyed by floods on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

A local flood victim stands waist-deep in water in front of a building destroyed by floods on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Local flood victims move a table from their flooded homes to a dry storage area, travelling via wooden buckets in a flooded village on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010.  REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

Local flood victims move a table from their flooded homes to a dry storage area, travelling via wooden buckets in a flooded village on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

Local flood victims move a table from their flooded homes to a dry storage area, travelling via wooden buckets in a flooded village on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>A local flood victim talks to his neighbor along a flooded street on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

A local flood victim talks to his neighbor along a flooded street on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

A local flood victim talks to his neighbor along a flooded street on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>A local flood victim pushes his bicycle along a flooded street on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

A local flood victim pushes his bicycle along a flooded street on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

A local flood victim pushes his bicycle along a flooded street on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Half-built tent houses are lifted by cranes to prevent them from being swept away by flood waters on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province, June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

Half-built tent houses are lifted by cranes to prevent them from being swept away by flood waters on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province, June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

Half-built tent houses are lifted by cranes to prevent them from being swept away by flood waters on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province, June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>A local flood victim walks along a flooded street on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

A local flood victim walks along a flooded street on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

A local flood victim walks along a flooded street on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Villagers collect dead livestock which were killed by flood waters on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province, June 21, 2010.  REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Villagers collect dead livestock which were killed by flood waters on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province, June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

Villagers collect dead livestock which were killed by flood waters on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province, June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A view of a bridge that has been damaged by flood waters in Yujiang County, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010.  REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A view of a bridge that has been damaged by flood waters in Yujiang County, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A view of a bridge that has been damaged by flood waters in Yujiang County, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A car is driven through a flooded street in Yingtan, Jiangxi province, June 19, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A car is driven through a flooded street in Yingtan, Jiangxi province, June 19, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A car is driven through a flooded street in Yingtan, Jiangxi province, June 19, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A resident looks on as he squats in the debris of his collapsed house which is destroyed by a landslide in Taolin village, Chun'an County, Zhejiang province June 18, 2010.  REUTERS/China Daily </p>

A resident looks on as he squats in the debris of his collapsed house which is destroyed by a landslide in Taolin village, Chun'an County, Zhejiang province June 18, 2010. REUTERS/China Daily

A resident looks on as he squats in the debris of his collapsed house which is destroyed by a landslide in Taolin village, Chun'an County, Zhejiang province June 18, 2010. REUTERS/China Daily

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