SINGAPORE: The Singapore Red Cross will contribute S$200,000 worth of rice to the survivors of the earthquakes in Yunnan, China.
Almost 200 tonnes of rice will be distributed by a Red Cross disaster response team, which will arrive in the affected areas on Friday.
The five—person team will distribute the rice to residents who are being relocated to temporary evacuation centres.
Multiple earthquakes rocked south—western China on 6 September, affecting one of China’s poorest regions.
Tens of thousands of homes and key infrastructure like electrical transmission lines and roads have been destroyed.
81 died and more than 800 were injured in the disaster.
Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated.
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