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Hong Kong Red Cross Annual Report 2017-2018

Established in 1950, the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and the world’s humanitarian network operating in 191 countries. We dedicate...

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Supporting resilient post-earthquake recovery in China

Building back better in the aftermath of disaster Following the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, the Wenchuan Earthquake Recovery Project helped to restore essential infrastructure, health, and education...

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10th Anniversary of Wenchuan Earthquake

10th years have passed since the 512 Wenchuan Earthquake in China. Look back to the reconstruction, the Red Cross Society of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has already completed the construction of...

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China: Building Back Stronger

The Wenchuan Earthquake Recovery Project restored and improved critical infrastructure, health, and education services in the severely affected counties in China’s Sichuan and Gansu provinces,...

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5.12 Sichuan Earthquake 10 Years On

An earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale struck Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province on 12 May 2008, with over 10 million people affected and massive casualties and economic loss caused. Over 10...

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Hong Kong Red Cross Annual Report 2016-2017

Established in 1950, the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and the world’s humanitarian network operating in 190 countries. We dedicate...

China

10 years later: Remembering the Wenchuan Earthquake

On 12th of May in 2008, the Wenchuan Earthquake struck Sichuan province in China, leading to the deaths of more than 69,000 people and affecting the lives of over 40 million. The earthquake destroyed...

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Backgrounder: Quake-hit Jiuzhaigou in Sichuan Province

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck a mountainous region in southwest China Tuesday night, leaving at least 13 dead and 175 others injured as rescue operations are in full...

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Hong Kong Red Cross Annual Report 2015-2016

Established in 1950, the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and the world's humanitarian network operating in 190 countries. We dedicate...

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Across China: Hong Kong helps reinvent quake-ravaged Sichuan

CHENGDU, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- A catastrophic earthquake leveled Wolong Primary School in southwest China's Sichuan Province in 2008, but a rebuilt campus that brought comfort and modernity to students...

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China: Mushroom magic brings profits for earthquake survivor

By Sun Yan (Vicky), IFRC When Li Xudong and his family lost their home during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, they struggled to make ends meet. The family was forced to live apart. Li’s son and...

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Hong Kong Red Cross Annual Report 2014-2015

In 2014/15, the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) faced various challenges in its international and local operations. Despite that, we stood together, upheld the spirit of humanity and worked to deliver...