Another great China flood: the story of how the Yellow River was tamed, and a Confucian lesson to boot

//Another great China flood: the story of how the Yellow River was tamed, and a Confucian lesson to boot

Another great China flood: the story of how the Yellow River was tamed, and a Confucian lesson to boot

The Chinese province of Henan was pounded last month by “once in a thousand years” rains that caused tremendous damage to life and property. The provincial capital Zhengzhou suffered devastating floods. We saw harrowing images of water levels rising with terrifying speed in subterranean subway stations and tunnels, heart-stopping rescues amid raging torrents, and distraught citizens struggling through chest-deep floodwaters. The human and economic toll of the inundation is incalculable.Stories…

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