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Twin quakes topple houses in North China

BEIJING, June 2 (Reuters) - Two moderate earthquakes struck northern China on Tuesday, toppling some houses but causing no deaths or injuries, state television said. The earthquakes measured 4.6 and...

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Hebei Earthquake situation report no. 3

appeal no. 3/98 situation report no. 3 period covered: February - mid-March 1998 Distribution of relief items to earthquake victims is under way. All winter clothes needs listed in the appeal have...

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A kettle fell and the house came down

Dateline ACT China No 3/98 When an earthquake shook the southern plateau of Inner Mongolia in China entire villages were laid in ruins. Dateline ACT brings the first foreigner s report from the...

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China: Earthquake in Hebei province - situation report no. 2

Despite harsh winter weather that is slowing down operations, initial relief distributions by the government and the National Red Cross Society have met the most immediate needs of victims. The...

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Tents and food to Hebei earthquake victims

Dateline ACT - China No 2/98 The first batch of ACT-Amity's emergency assistance was delivered to the Hebei earthquake victims on January 17. This included 40 cotton and felt lined tents, 9 tons of...

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China earthquake

Weekly News Rapid response from the Red Cross Society of China and the Chinese authorities has saved many lives in the earthquake-stricken area of Hebei province in northwest China. The quake struck...

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Rapid response = lives saved

"My house collapsed and we had to sleep outside in hay-stocks the first night, but now we have been sheltered in a tent and we have got warm clothes and blankets from the Red Cross", says Feng Yuman,...

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China: Earthquake in Hebei province - appeal 03/98

THIS APPEAL SEEKS CHF 2,000,000 IN CASH TO ASSIST 110,000 BENEFICIARIES FOR 8 MONTHS Appeal No: 03/98 20 January 1998 CHINA: EARTHQUAKE IN HEBEI PROVINCE Summary The International Federation of Red...

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China Quake Victims get aid from US Military

BEIJING, Jan 19 (Reuters) - U.S. military donations for Chinese earthquake victims became a symbol of warmer Sino-U.S. ties on Monday as U.S. Defence Secretary William Cohen began talks with China's...

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World Vision appeals for China's quake victims

"Even as Chinese around the world prepare for their most important Lunar New Year festival, over half a million people in the earthquake-devastated area of Hebei face bitter freezing temperatures of...

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Earthquake in Hebei Province Situation Report No.1

Severe winter weather is hampering relief efforts in Northern Hebei. Makeshift shelters are being improvised from rubble to counteract temperatures of minus 27=B0C. Cash contributions are urgently...

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China earthquake

Weekly News At least 50 people died and more than 10,000 were injured, some 1,250 seriously, in an earthquake which struck two counties in China's northern province of Hebei last weekend, according...

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