Supplies pour in from across China

2010-04-15 08:22 BJT

Special Report: 7.1-magnitude Quake Hit Qinghai, China |


Earthquake relief supplies are being sent to Qinghai from around the country. In addition to government assistance, donations are coming from aid organization and major corporations.

The Ministry of Civil Affairs and the National Committee for Disaster Reduction are sending five-thousand tents, along with 50-thousand cotton-padded coats and an equal number of quilts to the quake zone.

These aid materials are from the Reserve Storehouse set up by Central Government. The Qinghai Provincial Department of Civil Affairs is sending five-thousand tents to the region.

Workers load tents onto a train at the Hefei Railway Station in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, April 14, 2010. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)
Workers load tents onto a train at the Hefei Railway Station in Hefei, capital
of east China's Anhui Province, April 14, 2010. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)