35m yuan relief fund allocated to flood-hit Guizhou
Updated: 2011-06-09 16:25
BEIJING -- China's Ministry of Finance (MOF) and Ministry of Civil Affairs on Wednesday allocated 35 million yuan ($5.39 million) to help victims of rain-triggered floods in the Southwestern Guizhou province.
Persistent downpours have wreaked havoc in Guizhou since June 3, forcing nearly 100,000 people to evacuate. In the province's Wangmo county, floods have killed 21 people and left more than 30 missing, the provincial civil affairs bureau said.
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