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Flooding in Sichuan

<p>An excavator moves villagers away from a flooded area during heavy rainfall in Yingxiu, Wenchuan county, Sichuan province, China, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

An excavator moves villagers away from a flooded area during heavy rainfall in Yingxiu, Wenchuan county, Sichuan province, China, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

An excavator moves villagers away from a flooded area during heavy rainfall in Yingxiu, Wenchuan county, Sichuan province, China, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A man carries a woman on his back as he walks through a flooded street in Jintang county of Chengdu, Sichuan province, China, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A man carries a woman on his back as he walks through a flooded street in Jintang county of Chengdu, Sichuan province, China, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

A man carries a woman on his back as he walks through a flooded street in Jintang county of Chengdu, Sichuan province, China, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Rescue workers pull a boat carrying villagers away from a flooded area in Guanghan, Sichuan province, July 11, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily</p>

Rescue workers pull a boat carrying villagers away from a flooded area in Guanghan, Sichuan province, July 11, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

Rescue workers pull a boat carrying villagers away from a flooded area in Guanghan, Sichuan province, July 11, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>A bridge is collapsed after being hit by sweeping floods in Jiangyou, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A bridge is collapsed after being hit by sweeping floods in Jiangyou, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

A bridge is collapsed after being hit by sweeping floods in Jiangyou, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A man carries his daughter on shoulders as he wades through a flooded street following heavy rainfall near a crop field in Ya'an, Sichuan province, July 8, 2013.  REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A man carries his daughter on shoulders as he wades through a flooded street following heavy rainfall near a crop field in Ya'an, Sichuan province, July 8, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

A man carries his daughter on shoulders as he wades through a flooded street following heavy rainfall near a crop field in Ya'an, Sichuan province, July 8, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Firefighters carry out a rescue operation at the site of a rain-triggered landslide in Zhongxing county of Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Firefighters carry out a rescue operation at the site of a rain-triggered landslide in Zhongxing county of Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Firefighters carry out a rescue operation at the site of a rain-triggered landslide in Zhongxing county of Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Firefighters use a rope to help a woman walk across floodwaters after heavy rainfalls hit Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily</p>

Firefighters use a rope to help a woman walk across floodwaters after heavy rainfalls hit Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

Firefighters use a rope to help a woman walk across floodwaters after heavy rainfalls hit Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>A firefighter walks across the floodwaters amid heavy rainfalls after a rain-triggered landslide hits Zhongxing county of Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A firefighter walks across the floodwaters amid heavy rainfalls after a rain-triggered landslide hits Zhongxing county of Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

A firefighter walks across the floodwaters amid heavy rainfalls after a rain-triggered landslide hits Zhongxing county of Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Firefighters use a rope to help a man cross a bridge amid heavy rainfalls after a rain-triggered landslide hit Zhongxing county of Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily</p>

Firefighters use a rope to help a man cross a bridge amid heavy rainfalls after a rain-triggered landslide hit Zhongxing county of Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

Firefighters use a rope to help a man cross a bridge amid heavy rainfalls after a rain-triggered landslide hit Zhongxing county of Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>Policemen hold the arms of residents as they walk on a flooded street after heavy rainfall hit Chengdu, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013.  REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Policemen hold the arms of residents as they walk on a flooded street after heavy rainfall hit Chengdu, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Policemen hold the arms of residents as they walk on a flooded street after heavy rainfall hit Chengdu, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A policeman carries a man on his back as he walks on a flooded street after heavy rainfalls hit Chengdu, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013.  REUTERS/China Daily</p>

A policeman carries a man on his back as he walks on a flooded street after heavy rainfalls hit Chengdu, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

A policeman carries a man on his back as he walks on a flooded street after heavy rainfalls hit Chengdu, Sichuan province, July 9, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

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