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    Jiangsu-Anhui flood, 1911

    China plague Manchuria 1910 1911

    The Jiangsu-Anhui flood of 1911 was a calamitous event that inundated a series of provinces in central and eastern China. This came as a result of the overflowing of a number of significant waterways, most notably the Yangzi and the Huai rivers. Subsequently, the flooding was concentrated in the basin of the Huai river and along the Yangtze. Millions of acres of crops were destroyed, inducing widespread famine.[1] Continue reading