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  1. 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

    ... not welcoming unorganised volunteers. The Sichuan transportation radio channel has repeatedly appealed for private cars to stay away from roads leading to Lushan. ... 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 ...

  2. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Aftershocks from Sichuan earthquake pose threat of secondary disasters

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... a big hit. Known for its high mountains and deep valleys, the area was already unstable before the earthquake, with villages and roads sitting almost in the path of potential landslides, Fan ... the epicentre," he was quoted as saying. "Communications and transportation were both cut off. We don't know the situation there." The Ministry of Water Resources said on its website ...

  3. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Families in Baoxing county stranded as food runs short

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

    ... Residents of isolated Baoxing county were relieved when rescuers reached them, but they are still struggling for necessities. The roads connecting Baoxing and Lushan county, another badly ... long their food supplies will last. Almost all the houses in Lingguan township were damaged and, with rocks blocking roads, residents had to carry severely injured people out of the town ...

  4. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Military planes drop aid into Sichuan quake zone

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

    ... military command were deployed as rescuers reached the isolated county of Baoxing, where survivors expressed frustration at a lack of supplies partly blamed on blocked roads. The supplies, also ... of Yaan . Baoxing had been largely cut off since the quake struck and mountain roads leading into it collapsed. But 23 rescue workers from the China Earthquake Administration arrived ...

  5. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Quake survivors take refuge on streets of Longmen

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... and the People's Liberation Army could reach yesterday. The winding road connecting the town to the outside world was packed with military vehicles, ambulances and fire engines, and more were expected ... both deep in the mountains, were more seriously damaged than Longmen. Helicopters had been sent to find landing zones as all roads to both settlements were blocked by debris. A man who works ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Hong Kong responds generously after latest Sichuan earthquake

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... in the open. Ambulances were transporting the seriously wounded away as Lam approached the town. Those left had suffered only minor injuries "from falling bricks or debris", she said. Betty ... to report on the situation. A spokeswoman said Oxfam was preparing to transport the necessary emergency supplies to the area. Oxfam Hong Kong was ready to send a team from Kunming, Yunnan province, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Hong Kong-sponsored projects for 2008 Wenchuan quake still unfinished

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... The government had told lawmakers in December that they expected most of the projects to be completed by early this year. Authorities said the delay was because construction of Provincial Road 303 and Mianmao Highway had been "seriously damaged by frequent geological disasters, such as large mudslides and landslide caused by torrential rains". Provincial Road 303 links Wolong national ...

  8. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Police warn dissident Huang Qi after he tries to help in quake-hit zone

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... rescue efforts and private vehicles from entering the quake zone. It said an influx of rescue squads and volunteers had caused traffic congestion on roads leading to the main areas of devastation ... and embarrass the local government. Huang said he and his associates were driving on country roads and would not have hindered other traffic. He said he wanted to give money directly to quake victims, ...

  9. 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

    ... not know what I will find when I return to the family home,” he told AFP, barging his way uninvited into one of the few cars to get through a police road-block on the edge of the disaster zone. ... 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 ...

  10. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Rebuilding fears worry Baoxing quake victims

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai in Baoxing, Sichuan keith.zhai@scmp.com Restored roads show isolated Sichuan county was spared quake's worst, but residents still fear they may be overlooked by government ... Xinhua reported that all of the country's houses had been destroyed. But yesterday, after roads connecting Baoxing to the outside world were repaired, people found that the main areas ...




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