Soldiers reinforce a dyke during flooding in Wuhan in 2016 © STR/AFP via Getty Images
Soldiers reinforce a dyke during flooding in Wuhan in 2016 © STR/AFP via Getty Images

Flooding in China threatens PPE supply chains

22 July 2020

Flooding in China is putting at risk the supply chains used to bring vital supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the rest of the world.

The Global Food and Water Crises Research Programme, part of think tank Future Directions International (FDI), warned water levels on many Chinese rivers have been unusually high this summer because of heavy rainfall.

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