Yunnan Earthquake Situation Report 1


Situation Overview -The earthquake killed 615 people, 114 people are missing and injured 3,143 people, 343 of whom are in a critical condition. A total of 229,700 people have been evacuated. -The extensive damage was exacerbated by the dense population and poorly-constructed houses which were made with cob walls and concrete ceilings. In addition, the […]


Yunnan Earthquake Situation Report 2


UNICEF Response Supplies for children are setting out from Beijing to Yiliang Earthquake area on 18 September 2012. As a rapid response, UNICEF is providing hygiene kits, sports kits and school supplies for students in the affected region.   Health UNICEF provides basic maternal and child health equipment to support the safe delivery of babies […]

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Over 200,000 quake-affected people are in urgent need of help in Yunnan


On 7 September 2012, two earthquakes measuring 5.7 and 5.6 magnitude hit a border area near Yiliang in Yunnan and Weining county in Guizhou province. 81 persons died and more than 200,000 persons are in urgent need of relocation. The disaster has damaged over 350,000 houses and affected 256,900 families. UNICEF is very concerned that […]