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Sichuan Earthquake Situation Report 4

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UNICEF‘S EMERGENCY REPSONSE UNICEF delivered emergency relief in the aftermath of the Ya’an Earthquake. UNICEF will continue to support reconstruction work in the affected areas. UNICEF‘S RESPONSE 1. Health and Nutrition – Provided essential obstetric and neonatal supplies to six Maternal and Child Health hospitals in Ya’an, Lushan, Baoxing, Tianquan, Mingshan and Yucheng by 3 […]

Sichuan Earthquake Situation Report 3

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UNICEF’S EMERGENCY RESPONSE 1. Health and Nutrition UNICEF’s response Provide obstetric and neonatal equipment, including delivery kits, beds, blood pressure monitors, etc. to prefecture and county hospitals. Equipment received at Ya’an Prefecture Maternal and Child Health hospital on 29 April, with subsequent delivery to seriously affected county, including Lushan, Baoxing, Tianquan, Mingshan, Yucheng. 2. WASH […]

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Local telecommunication industry supports UNICEF Sichuan Ya’an Earthquake relief operation through SMS appeal

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HONG KONG, 5 May 2013 — To support UNICEF’s relief and reconstruction work for Ya’an Earthquake in Sichuan, Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association will take the lead in establishing a first-ever collaboration with Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), four telecommunication companies and Telewide Enterprises Ltd., encouraging the public to make quick and […]

UNICEF will establish three “Child Friendly Spaces” for Ya’an Earthquake UNICEF HK Ambassadors Mr Wong Kam Po and Miss Sarah Lee Wai-sze cheered for the affected children

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HONG KONG, 22 APRIL 2013 — When there is love, there is hope. The earthquake at Ya’an, southwestern Sichuan province has torn hundreds of families apart. With the help of its local partners, UNICEF frontline staff is now at the disaster-stricken areas to respond to the humanitarian needs of children. Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF […]

UNICEF HK allocated HK$1 million to help children affected by Ya’an earthquake

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HONG KONG, 21 APRIL 2013— The earthquake at Ya’an, southwestern Sichuan provincewhich measured close to seven on the richter scale yesterday has led to over 180 persons died and thousands of injuries. According to local media reports 10 children are among the killed. Almost all buildings in the quake’s epicenter – Longmen Township of Lushan […]

Sichuan Earthquake Situation Report 1

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Earthquake situation A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Lushan County of Ya’an City in southwest China’s Sichuan Province on Saturday 20 April 2013 at 8:02 AM local time. Lushan County is around 120 km from the provincial capital, Chengdu. The region continues to experience aftershocks exceeding 5.0 in magnitude. As of 22 April 2013, the earthquake has […]