Chinese famine of 1928–30
The Chinese famine of 1928–1930 was a famine in the period when the Republic of China was ruling Mainland China. In 1928–1930, a drought hit the provinces of Henan, Shaanxi, and Gansu. The famine hit a large area of North China. It was estimated that about 3 million people died in the famine. The inefficiency of relief has been pointed out as a factor which aggravated the famine.
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