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  1. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Victims of quake in Yaan, Sichuan, complain about lack of relief aid

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui in Lushan pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Quake victims complain about lack of relief aid as they battle to find food and water for families 'How are we going to live like this' Authorities in quake-hit Yaan city expect most relief materials to reach local people today, amid complaints of not enough government-provided aid. "How are we going to live like ...

  2. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Volunteers rush to aid quake victims in Lushan but end up clogging roads

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui in Lushan pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Students, white-collar workers from Chengdu hope to help but may hinder rescue work Volunteers rush to aid victims but clog roads Volunteers have rushed to the quake-hit county of Lushan to donate supplies, lend a helping hand and do whatever good they can, despite calls by authorities not to come. Four students from Sichuan ...

  3. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    We're OK thanks, says China as Japan offers aid after Sichuan earthquake

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Bloomberg

    ... Agencies in Tokyo and Beijing PM Shinzo Abe says he hopes communities can recover as 31 nations send messages of support Japan offers aid and expresses its condolences Japanese Prime ... while overseas assistance is not needed at the moment, it would contact Japan if aid was required. The ministry said yesterday the country had the resources to cope with the disaster ...

  4. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Military planes drop aid into Sichuan quake zone

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI, Teddy Ng

    ... planes drop aid into quake zone The People's Liberation Army has started airdrops of relief supplies to the two counties in Sichuan worst affected by Saturday's earthquake, which has ... difficult by the hilly terrain and rain. "Some of the trucks delivering aid have been stuck on the road for a whole day and night," Chen Kefu, deputy director of the provincial civil ...

  5. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Taiwan Red Cross sends team to quake zone to 'discuss use' of 5 million yuan donation

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung, LAURA ZHOU

    ... Taiwan's Red Cross Society sent a three-member assessment team to earthquake-devastated Yaan to help determine how part of a 5 million yuan (HK$6.2 million) donation should be used to aid victims ... and other aid supplies, and the rest for reconstruction and rehabilitation. "The team left for Sichuan in the afternoon and will discuss with the mainland Red Cross how to use the 4 million ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Legco approves HK$100m Sichuan quake donation

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 05:41pm by Colleen Lee, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor had urged legislators not to delay the vote on relief, stressing the urgency of providing the aid to the victims of the earthquake in Yaan, which killed almost ...

  7. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Red Cross Society of China sees smaller share of donations after quake

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Little more than half goes to oft-criticised charity as more donors continue to steer clear Red Cross gets smaller share of donations The scandal-plagued Red Cross Society of China has received little more than half of the donations to aid earthquake relief in Sichuan last week - a much smaller share than the government's premier charity has ...

  8. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    'How long must we wait before help arrives?'

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 09:49pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai in Lushan, Sichuan keith.zhai@scmp.com In a remote village, people fight over scarce supplies while officials promise aid is on way 'How long must we wait before help ... haven't got anything yet, and we've heard that the aid has all gone to central areas." Chen was among more than 2,000 villagers in Shengli struggling to cope with post-quake life as rain ...

  9. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Quake survivors find extraordinary strength in life-or-death moments

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com The young, old and meek find powers they never thought possible to get themselves and their loved ones through a terrifying ordeal Strength and luck aid ... by a rescue team after her mother and relatives carried her in search of medical aid for more than an hour. Many others were equally lucky to have survived the disaster, thanks to help from relatives ...

  10. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Families in Baoxing county stranded as food runs short

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... volunteers to deliver relief aid to the county. He said on his microblog that the team got to the county by foot and found residents in need of tents, candles and food.   View Yaan Earthquake ...




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