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22 Apr 2013 description
report British Red Cross

The Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) has delivered thousands of blankets, tents and first aid kits to survivors of an earthquake in the south of the country.

The disaster on Saturday (April 20) is thought to have killed at least 150 people and injured more than 11,000, while about 245,000 have been forced to leave their homes.

More than 400 RCSC staff are already in or on their way to the area with supplies of food, water, medicines and rescue equipment.