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Disaster relief work in progress in SW China’s quake zone

Updated: Mar 2,2015 9:13 PM     Xinhua

Injured girl Jing’e receives medical treatment from a doctor in a health center in Mengding Township of Gengma Dai and Wa autonomous county, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, March 2, 2015. Thirty-two people have been injured after a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck Cangyuan county of Yunnan province at 6:24 pm (1024GMT) on March 1. As of 8 am of March 2, the tremor had affected more than 67,000 residents in the counties of Cangyuan and Gengma in Lincang city, displacing nearly 12,400, according to a statement from the city’s civil affairs bureau. A total of 1,000 tents, 2,000 quilts and 1,000 tarpaulins have been sent to the regions, another 1,000 tents, 500 tarpaulins and 2,000 fold-out will follow.[Photo/Xinhua]

Ten-year-old Huang Yunfeu and his younger sister look out of a relief tent in Mengding township of Gengma Dai and Wa autonomous county, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, March 2, 2015.[Photo/Xinhua]

Doctors change medicine for 9-year-old injured boy Zhang Hong in a health center in Mengding township of Gengma Dai and Wa autonomous county, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, March 2, 2015.[Photo/Xinhua]

People of Wa ethnic group stand in front of relief tents in Laipian Village of Mangka township in Cangyuan Wa autonomous county, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, March 2, 2015.[Photo/Xinhua]

People see doctors in a health center in Mengding township of Gengma Dai and Wa autonomous county, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, March 2, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]

Children play in front of relief tents in Laipian Village of Mangka township in Cangyuan Wa autonomous county, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, March 2, 2015.[Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on March 2, 2015 shows a cracked wall on a house in Laipian village of Mangka township in Cangyuan Wa autonomous county, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, March 2, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]

Firefighters build relief tents in Mengding township of Gengma Dai and Wa autonomous county, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, March 2, 2015.[Photo/Xinhua]

Duan Meihui holds her granddaughter in a relief tent in Mengding township of Gengma Dai and Wa autonomous county, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, March 2, 2015.[Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on March 2, 2015 shows relief tents built for the Middle School for Nationalities in Mengding township of Gengma Dai and Wa autonomous county, Southwest China’s Yunnan province. [Photo/Xinhua]

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