Source: Xinhua| 2017-05-13 13:31:33|Editor: Mengjie
BEIJING, May 13 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) has sent relief supplies to quake-hit areas in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region following a 5.5-magnitude earthquake early Thursday morning.
The quake relief materials comprised blankets. coats, sleeping bags, tents and folding beds, tables and chairs, according to the MCA.
BEIRUT, May 12 (Xinhua) -- China's ambassador to Lebanon Wang Kejian delivered Friday school supplies valuing 1 million U.S. dollars in aid to the Syrian refugee students in Lebanon.
"As part of China's pledge during the last year's UN General Assembly to assist humanitarian cause with 100 million dollars, the supplies will be distributed by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) to help the refugee students overcome difficult situation," Wang said while delivering the supplies at Bekaa town of Saadnayel.
BEIJING, May 11 (Xinhua) -- China has activated emergency response procedures following a 5.5-magnitude earthquake in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region early Thursday morning.
The China Earthquake Administration activated level-III emergency response procedures earlier Thursday. All departments concerned are on high alert, and will continue to monitor for aftershocks and evaluate damage.
TAXKORGAN, Xinjiang, May 11 (Xinhua) -- Eight people have been confirmed dead and 23 others were injured after a 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Taxkorgan County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 5:58 a.m. Thursday.
So far, the quake has left lives of more than 12,000 people affected. A total of 9,200 people have been relocated to safe places.
NAIROBI, April 9 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese community residing in Kenya donated 144 tonnes of cooking oil, maize and wheat flour to boost humanitarian interventions for drought victims in nine Kenyan counties.
The Kenya-China Economic and Trade Association, in collaboration with the Chinese Embassy in Kenya and the Kenya Overseas Chinese Association, extended on Friday the donation worth 160,000 U.S. dollars in aid of Kenya's national drought relief campaign.