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Daily Update on China Quake Relief (2008/05/30)
Source: Information Office of the State Council

Latest Developments of Wenchuan Earthquake Relief

Released by the Information Office of the State Council
on 30 May 2008
(18th day after magnitude-8.0 Wenchuan earthquake)
with the authorization of the State Council Earthquake Relief Headquarters

According to the Ministry of Civil Affairs, as of midday Friday, May 30th,

According to the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Construction, as of Thursday May 29th, 3,400 temporary homes had been set up in the quake zone and 6,300 were being set up, with 15,700 awaiting installation, 23,500 being transported and 35,700 to be transported from places of their manufacturers.

According to the PLA General Staff Headquarters, as of Thursday (May 29th) midnight, disaster relief workers had managed to rescue and relocate 764,788 people to safe areas, and to dig 6,541 survivors from ruined buildings. 

According to the Ministry of Health, as of 12:00 noon May 30 (Friday), hospitals had treated a total of 88,617 people injured in the earthquake, of whom 58,356 had been treated and discharged, while 13,828 remained hospitalized. 8,668 had been transferred from Sichuan to other parts of China for further treatment. A total of 471,589 injured people in the quake zone had received medical treatment.

According to China Seismological Bureau,

According to the Ministry of Finance, as of 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 30th, the government disaster relief fund for quake-stricken areas had reached 22.417 billion yuan (3.22 billion U.S. dollars). The fund included 18.14 billion yuan from the central budget and 4.277 billion yuan from the local budget.


Latest Developments of Wenchuan Earthquake Relief

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