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A villager drinks tiny droplets of water from an old water faucet in the Zhongbang Village on Aug. 3.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Drought desperation

A villager drinks tiny droplets of water from an old water faucet on Aug. 3 in the Zhongbang village of Longlin County,  in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

A month-long drought has left nearly 40,000 people in short supply of drinking water.