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The State Council announced on Monday that it had set up an investigative team to look into the Zhengzhou flood and evaluate the disaster-response process, to draw lessons from it and to punish those responsible.
Death toll from Henan floods climbs to 302 as of noon on Monday, with 50 still missing.
More than 14.53 million people in 150 county-level regions had been affected by downpours since July 16. Over 1.09 million hectares of crops were damaged, and over 30,600 houses had collapsed across the province.
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08:29 2021-08-20
Li vows more aid to Henan relief
By XU WEI | China Daily |

Premier Li Keqiang has pledged greater support to flood-hit areas in Henan province to expedite steps for post-disaster reconstruction, saying that lessons must be drawn from the floods to strengthen weak areas in urban development.

18:04 2021-08-17
Aquaculture restoration boosted with live fish donated in C China
By Zhao Yimeng | chinadaily.com.cn |

So far, 22 aquatic seed production units across China have donated 69,000 kilograms of frys and fingerlings, including carp and loach, which will be transported to the rain and flood-hit area to support the restoration of aquaculture production in 14 severely affected counties and cities in Central China's Henan province, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday.

08:57 2021-08-12
Further flood damage likely, warns ministry
By LI HONGYANG | China Daily |

Floods will continue to cause damage and pose hazards in many parts of China this month due to heavy rain, the Ministry of Emergency Management said.

20:19 2021-08-04
Post-disaster recovery efforts well underway in Henan
By Shi Baoyin in Zhengzhou and Yang Zekun in Beijing | chinadaily.com.cn |

Henan provincial officials have issued funding totaling almost 5 billion yuan since July 22 to accelerate post-disaster recovery after unprecedented flooding killed at least 302 people, and destroyed homes and crops.

19:41 2021-08-04
Charity to fund flood cleanup for 620 Henan villages
By LI LEI | chinadaily.com.cn |

620 villages in Central China’s flood-ravaged Henan province will benefit from a silt-cleanup program funded by the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation.

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