ed to help these underdeveloped areas fight natural disasters, he added.
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arly 4.4 million people to evacuate and have left 627 people dead or missing since June.
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he average of the past five years for the same period. The country also saw the direct economic loss from these disa
sters go down by 2.3 percent from the past five years’ average to 215.3 billion yuan ($30.4 billion).澳门真人线上亚博担保网夜生活女神会所
To fight these disasters, more than 14,400 members from fire and rescue teams across the co
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isaster relief was dispatched to the five worst-hit regions, including Jiangxi and Hunan pr
ovinces. Materials sent to flood-plagued areas included 18,000 tents and 66,000 folding beds, according to the ministry.澳门真人线上亚博担保网夜生活
Ye Jianchun, the vice-minister of water resources and emergency manage
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rease above the warning line since June, which is more than the average every year since 1998.
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pected to land in Taiwan on Friday or Saturday and then in Fujian province on Sunday.
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Taiwan buying United States ‘fighter jets will not make its military strong enough to resist reunification by the People’s Lib
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ve been spent on improving the island’s economy and people’s livelihoods, military experts said on Thursday.