Resettling The Three Gorges

The most difficult challenge of building the new Chinese dam is the resettlement of some 1.2 million people by 2009.
June 12, 2003, 3pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Swiftly rising waters behind the new Chinese dam have already submerged villages and factories... Yet the most difficult challenge facing Beijing has been the resettlement of some 1.2 million people by 2009 - the largest resettlement program ever attempted. Many of the 700,000 residents who have been moved so far remain dissatisfied, saying promises of better lives have not been kept."

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Published on Thursday, June 12, 2003 in The Christian Science Monitor
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