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Chinese rescue workers and residents dig in the mud for victims of Sunday's mud slide that swept into the town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture of northwestern China's Gansu province, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010. Rescuers in three countries across Asia struggled to reach survivors from flooding that has afflicted millions of people. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Explosives are set off to clear away debris stemming the flow of a river after a mud slide swept into the town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture of northwestern China's Gansu province, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Chinese rescue workers carry wooden boards to create a passable route through soft mud after a mudslide swept into the town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture of northwestern China's Gansu province, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Rescue workers and residents search for victims after a mud slide swept into the town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture of northwestern China's Gansu province, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Soldiers carry a rescued woman on a stretcher after heavy rains triggered a mudslide in Zhouqu county in northwestern China's Gansu province on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. Rescuers searched Monday for an estimated 1,300 people left missing after rubble-strewn floodwaters tore through a remote corner of northwestern China, just one of a series of flood disasters across Asia that have plunged millions into misery. (AP Photo)

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Rescuers clinging to a rope-tied makeshift float search for victims in a flooded area after heavy rains triggered a mudslide in Zhouqu county in northwestern China's Gansu province on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. Rescuers searched Monday for an estimated 1,300 people left missing after rubble-strewn floodwaters tore through a remote corner of northwestern China, just one of a series of flood disasters across Asia that have plunged millions into misery. (AP Photo)

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A woman cries for her missing family members after a mudslide triggered by heavy rains in Zhouqu county in northwest China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers searched Monday for an estimated 1,300 people left missing after rubble-strewn floodwaters tore through a remote corner of northwestern China, just one of a series of flood disasters across Asia that have plunged millions into misery. (AP Photo)

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People on a second-floor balcony help a woman who tries to reach the lower floor, partially buried in mud, to fetch belongings after a mudslide triggered by heavy rains in Zhouqu county in northwest China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers searched Monday for an estimated 1,300 people left missing after rubble-strewn floodwaters tore through a remote corner of northwestern China, just one of a series of flood disasters across Asia that have plunged millions into misery. (AP Photo)

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Rescuers and residents walk on a road covered by rocks and mud near a collapsed building after a mudslide triggered by heavy rains in Zhouqu county in northwest China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers searched Monday for an estimated 1,300 people left missing after rubble-strewn floodwaters tore through a remote corner of northwestern China, just one of a series of flood disasters across Asia that have plunged millions into misery. (AP Photo)

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers clear up debris by hand to search for missing people in landslide-hit Zhouqu county in northwest China's Gansu Province on Aug. 9, 2010. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Gao Jianjun)

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Chinese paramilitary policemen on a rescue mission march past the body of a victim of Sunday's disaster placed on the roadside in Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture in northwestern China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers dug through mud and wreckage Monday searching for 1,300 people missing after flash floods and landslides struck northwestern China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Residents walk past a police station covered by a mudslide in the town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture in northwestern China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers dug through mud and wreckage Monday searching for 1,300 people missing after flash floods and landslides struck northwestern China, just one of a series of floods across Asia that have killed hundreds and spread misery to millions more. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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A man takes a picture of the devastated town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture in northwestern China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers dug through mud and wreckage Monday searching for 1,300 people missing after flash floods and landslides struck northwestern China, just one of a series of floods across Asia that have killed hundreds and spread misery to millions more. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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A grieving woman is consoled by others at the mudslide-hit town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture in northwestern China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers dug through mud and wreckage Monday searching for 1,300 people missing after flash floods and landslides struck northwestern China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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A body recovered from a mudslide is bundled for transportation at the town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture in northwestern China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers dug through mud and wreckage Monday searching for 1,300 people missing after flash floods and landslides struck northwestern China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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A man prepares to transport a body recovered from the mudslide-devastated town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture in northwestern China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers dug through mud and wreckage Monday searching for 1,300 people missing after flash floods and landslides struck northwestern China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Residents walk in a line at the mudslide-devastated town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture in northwestern China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers dug through mud and wreckage Monday searching for 1,300 people missing after flash floods and landslides struck northwestern China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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A body lies on the streets of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture in northwestern China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers dug through mud and wreckage Monday searching for 1,300 people missing after flash floods and landslides struck northwestern China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Residents peer out from a mudslide-damaged building in the town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture in northwestern China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers dug through mud and wreckage Monday searching for 1,300 people missing after flash floods and landslides struck northwestern China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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A Chinese man reacts as he carries a child near a building destroyed by a mudslide that swept through the town of Zhouqu in Gannan prefecture of northwestern China's Gansu province on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers dug through mud and wreckage Monday searching for 1,300 people missing after flash floods and landslides struck northwestern China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)