Tibetan children struggle to keep warm
At 4,400m above sea level, winter temperatures in Mabja village in the Tibetan Autonomous Region in south-west China are already dropping to -15C.
Flooding destroyed some farmland in the area last year, and some families cannot afford shoes and clothing for their children in the harsh weather - although the Chinese authorities provide some support.
China has been channelling investment into Tibet, where there is anger among some ethnic Tibetans over continued Chinese rule.
Xiaoyun Yao reports.
28 Nov 2011
- From the section China