Funds, sup­plies set to help land­slide ar­eas

China Daily European Weekly - - News Digest -

Au­thor­i­ties have al­lo­cated funds and sup­plies to ar­eas of the Ti­bet au­ton­o­mous re­gion af­fected by land­slides, as well as to Sichuan and Yun­nan prov­inces to sup­port dis­as­ter re­lief work. Granted by the Min­istry of Finance and the Min­istry of Emer­gency Man­age­ment on Oct 23, a re­lief fund of 135 mil­lion yuan ($19.5 mil­lion) has been al­lo­cated to ar­eas hit by land­slides, to­gether with 3,000 tents, 30,000 cot­ton-padded coats and blan­kets and 15,000 fold­ing beds. A land­slide struck the border area of Sichuan and Ti­bet on Oct 11.

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