PHOTOS China sends relief materials to Gansu by helicopter

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China sends relief materials to Gansu by helicopter

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17:54, August 26, 2020

China on Monday morning sent three more helicopters loaded with relief supplies to help locals in Zhouqu county, Gansu Province get through a power outage and shortages, as days of heavy rain wrought havoc on the region. As of August 18, the torrential rains in Gansu have killed five, with two more missing, and caused damage worth more than eight billion yuan ($1.1 billion). (Photos provided to the People's Daily)

A pilot studies the route. China on Monday morning sent three more helicopters loaded with relief supplies to help locals in Zhouqu county, Gansu Province get through a power outage and shortages as days of heavy rain wrought havoc on the region.

Rescuers load the helicopter with emergency supplies. China on Monday morning sent three more helicopters loaded with relief supplies to help locals in Zhouqu county, Gansu Province get through a power outage and shortages as days of heavy rain wrought havoc on the region.

Rescuers load a helicopter with emergency supplies. China on Monday morning sent three more helicopters loaded with relief supplies to help locals in Zhouqu county, Gansu Province get through a power outage and shortages as days of heavy rain wrought havoc on the region.

Stranded local people wave to thank rescuers for the relief effort. China on Monday morning sent three more helicopters loaded with relief supplies to help locals in Zhouqu county, Gansu Province get through a power outage and shortages as days of heavy rain wrought havoc on the region. A total of 14 tons of emergency supplies, including food and medicine, have been transported to people from 11 affected areas in Gansu.

Rescuers drop boxes of supplies to an open field from a helicopter. China on Monday morning sent three more helicopters loaded with relief supplies to help locals in Zhouqu county, Gansu Province get through a power outage and shortages as days of heavy rain wrought havoc on the region. A total of 14 tons of emergency supplies, including food and medicine, have been transported to people from 11 affected areas in Gansu. (Compiled by Zhang Qinghe)

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