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By: Catie Leary on Aug. 13, 2010, 7:03 a.m.
Recovering from the china mudslides

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Recovering from destruction

A woman carries her possessions on a street destroyed by mudslides in Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province on Aug. 10.

The death toll from the massive rain-triggered mudslide has risen to more than 700, with more than 1,000 people still missing. About 45,000 residents have been evacuated as mudslides have destroyed more than 300 homes and damaged another 700.