Disasters

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  • 13 Aug 2014- 09:38 by Local Press Report BEIJING The Economic Times Relief workers in China's quake-hit region have completed digging a channel to drain a barrier lake that threatened thousands of people following last week's devastating earthquake. The completion of the drainage canal
  • 7 Aug 2014- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The 6.5-magnitude earthquake that hit China’s Yunnan province this weekend has left 589 people dead and thousands more without adequate water, food and shelter. Electricity and water supply were cut off by the quake, and it has taken up to
  • Environmental conservation groups, including WWF and International Rivers, have come out in the last week with criticism over a new Laotian government report that claims a redesigned Xayaburi Dam will address all the environmental problems associated with its construction.