2010-08-25 14:25:15 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese central government has spent 2.43 billion yuan (357 million U.S. dollars) on flood control and drought relief as of Aug. 23 this year, and the country's flood-fighting efforts would continue, government officials said here Wednesday.
2010-08-25 09:21:41 GMT China Daily
A flag-raising ceremony is held at the No 1 Primary School in Zhouqu county, Northwest China's Gansu province, Aug 25, 2010. More than 7,000 primary and middle school students in the mudslide-battered county began their new semester Wednesday, after the disaster claimed 1,447 lives on Aug 8.
2010-08-19 02:43:31 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- The People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the armed police force have so far donated 41.5 million yuan (6.1 million U.S. dollars) to Zhouqu County in northwest China which was devastated by a massive mudslide.
2010-08-17 02:43:48 GMT Xinhua English
ZHOUQU, Gansu, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- Without chocolates, roses or a candlelight dinner, Ren Wenbin and Li Jin spent Qixi Festival, dubbed "China's Valentine' s Day", huddling in a tent, eating instant noodles in Zhouqu County, which had been leveled by China's worst mudslide in decades.
2010-09-15 05:50:09 GMT China Daily
Kids and their parents attend an opening ceremony of a newly-built kindergarten for victims of mudslide-hit Zhouqu, Gansu province on September 14, 2010. The makeshift kindergarten serves as a simple but important education institution for kids of families in the disaster-battered area.
2010-08-31 12:52:15 GMT Xinhua English
ZHOUQU, Gansu, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the massive mudslides in Zhouqu County, in northwest China's Gansu Province, had risen to 1,467 as of Monday, with 298 others still missing, rescue headquarters said.
2010-08-24 03:11:50 GMT Xinhua English
Photo taken on Aug. 9, 2010 shows young soldiers born in the 1990s working on their duties in landslide-hit Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 23, 2010.
2010-08-23 13:49:43 GMT Xinhua English
GONGSHAN, Yunnan, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the mudslides in a remote mountain township in southwest China's Yunnan Province has risen to 32, with 60 others still missing as of 6:00 p.m. Monday, said a local official.
2010-08-17 02:48:00 GMT Xinhua English
LANZHOU, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Torrential rains in Longnan City of northwest China's Gansu Province have left 36 people dead and 23 others missing by Monday afternoon, according to a report released by local provincial authority Tuesday.
2010-08-13 03:00:36 GMT China Daily
ZHOUQU, Gansu - Volunteer Lu Xidai was busy all day Thursday distributing donated baby milk powder to young mothers whose homes were destroyed in the deadly landslide in Zhouqu.
2010-08-12 06:22:16 GMT China Daily
BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhuanet) -- The stench of death loomed over this northwestern county on Wednesday, three days after the deadliest mudslide in decades buried almost 2,000 people in their homes.
2010-08-20 10:23:17 GMT Xinhua English
A crane demolishes a dilapidated building at the mudslide-hit Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 20, 2010.
2010-08-16 02:22:52 GMT Xinhua English
A participant lights up candles during a mourning activity in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 15, 2010, to mourn for the victims of the Aug. 8 mudslide disaster in Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province. China on Sunday held mournings for the mudslide victims, all over the country and at overseas embassies and consulates.
2010-08-13 06:10:07 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING - Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have left 19 people dead, 20 missing and thousands trapped in parts of west China, apart from the Zhouqu mudslides that killed more than 1,000, local authorities said Friday.
2010-08-10 13:52:47 GMT Xinhua English
XI'AN, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Five people were killed and eight others injured in a landslide in northwest China's Shaanxi Province Monday night, local authorities said Tuesday.
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