4 Million More People To Be Relocated From Three Gorges Reservoir Area : News Photo

4 Million More People To Be Relocated From Three Gorges Reservoir Area

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CHONGQING, CHINA - OCTOBER 22: (CHINA OUT) Residents cook food in a public kitchen while others do cleaning in a bathroom next to the kitchen at the Yangguang Apartment, also known as 'Bangbang Apartment', as most of its residents are 'Bangbangs', traditional name for the city's porter, at Southern Bank District on October 22, 2007 in Chongqing Municipality, China. According to Chongqing Vice-Mayor Yu Yuanmu, more than 4 million people will be moved from the Three Gorges Reservoir area in the next 10 to 15 years. The residents now living in northeastern and southwestern Chongqing, where the Three Gorges Reservoir extends for around 372 miles, will be encouraged to resettle in the urban outskirts, about an hour's bus ride from downtown Chongqing, in a bid to protect the entironment of the Three Gorges Reservoir area from the growing population. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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CHONGQING, CHINA - OCTOBER 22: (CHINA OUT) Residents cook food in a public kitchen while others do cleaning in a bathroom next to the kitchen at the Yangguang Apartment, also known as 'Bangbang Apartment', as most of its residents are 'Bangbangs', traditional name for the city's porter, at Southern Bank District on October 22, 2007 in Chongqing Municipality, China. According to Chongqing Vice-Mayor Yu Yuanmu, more than 4 million people will be moved from the Three Gorges Reservoir area in the next 10 to 15 years. The residents now living in northeastern and southwestern Chongqing, where the Three Gorges Reservoir extends for around 372 miles, will be encouraged to resettle in the urban outskirts, about an hour's bus ride from downtown Chongqing, in a bid to protect the entironment of the Three Gorges Reservoir area from the growing population. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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Residents cook food in a public kitchen while others do cleaning in a... News Photo 77441859Chongqing,Chongqing Municipality,City,Civilian,Cookery,Cultures,Domestic Bathroom,Food,Human Interest,Identity,Kitchen,Mayor,Most,Porter,Public,ResidentPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2007 China PhotosCHONGQING, CHINA - OCTOBER 22: (CHINA OUT) Residents cook food in a public kitchen while others do cleaning in a bathroom next to the kitchen at the Yangguang Apartment, also known as 'Bangbang Apartment', as most of its residents are 'Bangbangs', traditional name for the city's porter, at Southern Bank District on October 22, 2007 in Chongqing Municipality, China. According to Chongqing Vice-Mayor Yu Yuanmu, more than 4 million people will be moved from the Three Gorges Reservoir area in the next 10 to 15 years. The residents now living in northeastern and southwestern Chongqing, where the Three Gorges Reservoir extends for around 372 miles, will be encouraged to resettle in the urban outskirts, about an hour's bus ride from downtown Chongqing, in a bid to protect the entironment of the Three Gorges Reservoir area from the growing population. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)