June 22nd, 2011
11:15 AM ET
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Zhoushang Village, China - Riding a small rowboat headed home, Deng Jiangyi examined the muddy water all around him - eerily dotted with treetops, electrical poles and flocks of ducks.

"This year's floods were so extreme that almost the entire village got submerged," lamented the 66-year-old farmer. "Everything is gone - everything."

Nearly all of the village's 1,600 residents lost their livelihood - with their crops and livestock under water.

Read - Flooding takes financial, emotional toll on south China villagers

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