People move into auditorium-turned-disaster relief center in N China's Hebei Province

Source: Published: 2016/7/24 15:08:52

People in Daxian Village, Xingtai, move into an auditorium-turned-disaster relief center as torrential rains flooded North China’s Hebei Province, where 114 people have died and 111 others are still missing.

Hundreds of flood victims have taken up residence in the auditorium since July 20. 

Photos: Global Times

Residents pick from donated clothing and other items at the center on July 24.


Yang Shuping, director of the relief center, holds an inventory of the received donations.


People prepare lunch together at the relief center on July 24.


A young mother watches her child play at the relief center on July 24. Most spend their days cleaning out their flooded homes and have their meals and sleep at the center.


Han Chunxiu, 83, takes a rest on the morning of July 24. The infirm Han managed to escape from her flooded home in Daxian Village by kicking down the door and climbing to her roof.


A medical worker examines a local resident at the center on July 24.


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