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  1. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Food meant for Sichuan quake victims found rotting in storeroom- six years later

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 01:14pm by WU NAN

    ... and officials were immediately asked to investigate. Guo Fangping, party secretary of Xinsheng village, rushed to the site and ordered onlookers to leave. He sent for cars and workers from ...

  2. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    One man's thousand-mile journey to reach his family in Sichuan quake zone

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 03:23pm by Agence France Presse

    ... the offspring of migrant workers, left in the care of relatives. Endless rows of houses that lay collapsed on the tiny village roads across Lushan were populated by elderly residents and women, looking ... majority of these migrant workers are returning home to help their families,” Yang said, though he did not have figures on how many households were without men when the disaster struck. Two women ...

  3. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

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

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

    ... university students. The West China City Daily also reported that an unidentified 12-year-old girl in Lushan was severely injured while protecting her younger brother. Their parents are migrant workers in another city and the two children lived with their grandfather. They were emptying the rubbish bin when the house collapsed, and the sister swooped down on the boy and saved him, ...

  4. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Yaan noodle shop slammed for 'price gouging' amid crisis

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 11:47am by Ernest Kao

    ... per bowl, from five yuan. Netizens accused the shop-owners of “immorally” capitalising on the large numbers of rescue workers but doing little to contribute to relief efforts. The workers were ...

  5. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Outpouring of sympathy online for sacked official in quake zone

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... he said, his voice cracking. "I don't want to defend myself. I just want to do my best to help the villagers." A rescue worker from the Sichuan Centre for Disease Control ... man," said the rescue worker, who declined to be named. He said the inspectors could not reach them because there was no mobile phone service in the mountains. Despite his removal, Yang, ...

  6. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Families in Baoxing county stranded as food runs short

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

    ... travelling by foot and boat. Workers tasked with restoring electricity supplies and telecommunications were also sent to the county, climbing through mountains up to 4,000 metres high. Residents cheered when the rescue workers arrived, but many are worried about how long their food supplies will last. Almost all the houses in Lingguan township were damaged and, with rocks blocking roads, ...

  7. 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 ... by the quake have come out to help those in greater need. Four construction site workers were cooking batches of porridge to give to the hungry. "Around 400 people have eaten the porridge. ...

  8. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Victims fear cadres padding quake losses

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Guoyun , a 56-year-old construction worker who said his house was seriously damaged by the quake. "But because of the corruption, we ordinary people normally don't get much." I don't care how much they will get from their boss, I only care how much I can get Song Guoyun, construction worker Currently, Lushan residents are receiving free bottled water, food and 10 yuan ...

  9. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    'How long must we wait before help arrives?'

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

    ... for a few boxes of water and instant noodles from rescue workers. Police were called in to disperse them. Villagers asked the local authorities why some people in Lushan county had received more ... of supplies will be coming soon, once the clogged roads are cleared". He said most of the resources were concentrated in Lushan, about 30 kilometres from Taiping. But rescue worker Zhang Xueming ...

  10. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Military planes drop aid into Sichuan quake zone

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

    ... But 23 rescue workers from the China Earthquake Administration arrived there at midnight on Sunday after battling harsh weather and roads blocked by landslides. Families in Baoxing still ... and prepare for this year's university entrance examination. Hygiene workers have started a clean-up and were handing out health advice. The authorities said rescue efforts had been made more ...




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