Dujiangyan, China, earthquake
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Earthquake in China and its aftermath

Rescue workers in Dujiangyan, China, carry a woman who survived after being buried for two days under the remains of an apartment building. (Ng Han Guan / Associated Press)
A survivor carries an injured companion along a damaged mountain road after they made it out of central China’s Wenchuan region, epicenter of the 7.9 magnitude earthquake. (Teh Eng Koon / AFP /Getty Images)
Earthquake survivors eat while rescue workers take a break from their efforts in Dujiangyan, a city in China’s Sichuan province that was hit hard by Monday’s temblor. (Kyodo News)
An injured man is carried by a fellow earthquake survivor along a collapsed mountain road in Dujiangyan, China. (Teh Eng Koon / AFP / Getty Images)
Chinese rescuers carry the injured from a helicopter that airlifted them from the quake-strickened town of Yingxiu to Chengdu airport. (AFP / Getty Images)
Rescuers help a quake victim, center, who was brought by boat from Yingxiu County to Dujiangyan. (Guang Niu / Getty IMages)
A rescuer carries an elderly woman from the town of Beichuan. More than 130,000 soldiers and police joined the relief operation. (Peter Parks / AFP/Getty Images)
Rescuers carry a quake victim from the town of Beichuan. More than 100,000 were injured in Sichuan province, where the quake was centered, the vice governor told reporters. (Peter Parks / AFP/Getty Images)
A woman with a head injury sits in a wheelchair beside a makeshift tent in Dujiangyan. (Frederic J. Brown / AFP/Getty Images)
A couple build a shelter on the ruins of their house in Luoshui. (Greg Baker / Associated Press)
An American Red Cross rescue worker makes her way through destroyed houses in Beichuan. (Peter Parks / AFP/Getty Images)
A woman grieves over her daughter, whose body was pulled from the rubble of a collapsed elementary school in Yingxiu. The confirmed death toll from Monday’s quake reached 19,509, but officials warned that it could hit 50,000. (Liu Jin / AFP/Getty Images)
A family grieves after the body of a relative was removed from a collapsed primary school, rear, in Hanwang. (Mark Ralston /AFP/Getty Images)
Firefighters carry the body of a student past a pile of school backpacks after removing it from a collapsed primary school in Hanwang. (Mark Ralston / AFP/Getty Images)
Liu Lu, 11, who survived the collapse of her Hanwang school in Monday’s 7.9 magnitude earthquake, cries in pain as her injuries are treated at a hospital in Deyang. (Andy Wong / Associated Press)
Earthquake survivors sleep at a temporary shelter in Beichuan County. (Associated Press)
Rescuers pass a collapsed bridge in Shifang on their way to Hongbai Township. (Associated Press)
Zhang Xiaoyan, 34, eight months’ pregnant, is pulled alive from an apartment that partially collapsed after Monday’s powerful earthquake in Dujiangyan in southwestern China’s Sichuan province. (Ng Han Guan / Associated Press)
A woman is pulled out alive after being trapped for two days in a collapsed apartment in Dujiangyan. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan / Associated Press)
A rescue worker amid the rubble during efforts to free a trapped woman. (Ng Han Guan / Associated Press)
Rescue workers remove the body of a man from a collapsed apartment. (Mark Ralston AFP/Getty Images)
Relatives mourn for a dead student at the collapsed Juyuan Middle School in Dujiangyan. (Associated Press)
A man, right, cries upon seeing his father’s body in Dujiangyan. (Ng Han Guan / Associated Press)
A Chinese villager carries a washing machine from his collapsed house in Mianyang City in Sichuan Province. (Andy Wong / Associated Press)
An earthquake survivor receives water from a firetruck in the town of Hanwang. (Mark Ralston /AFP/Getty Images)
Survivors take shelter under their collapsed home in Mianzhu. (AFP / Getty Images)
A man sits in the rubble of his home in Hanwang. (Mark Ralston AFP/Getty Images)
A view of the town of Beichuan in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. (Xinhua)
An injured man stands outside his destroyed home in the town of Hanwang in Sichuan province. (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images))
A Chinese family takes shelter near their damaged house in Mianyang, Sichuan province. (Andy Wong / Associated Press)
Rescue workers evacuate a survivor from a collapsed building in Dujiangyan. (AFP / Getty Images)
Anguished survivors cling to a bus in Dujiangyan. (EPA)
A mother grieves as soldiers carry the body of her child, who was killed when a school building collapsed in Dujiangyan. (Teh Eng Koon / AFP / Getty Images)
Chinese rescuers try to reach a person trapped in a collapsed building in Dujiangyan. (AFP / Getty Images)
Rescue workers pull a girl from the rubble of a collapsed school in China’s Sichuan province. (Ng Han Guan / Associated Press)
A wounded girl receives medical treatment at a makeshift ward in Chongqing, the day after the quake struck. (Liu Chan / New China News Agency via Associated Press)
Chinese residents try to salvage their belongings from a collapsed building in Dujiangyan. (AFP / Getty Images)
Family photographs of Chinese residents lie among the rubble of a collapsed building in Dujiangyan. (AFP / Getty Images)
Chinese rescuers search for survivors at a collapsed building in Dujiangyan, in the southwest Sichuan province. (AFP / Getty Images)
A Chinese farmer sits in the rubble of his home a day after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the town of Hanwang. (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)
A shoe sits in the middle of a puddle of water near the relatives of victims in Dujiangyan. (Teh Eng Koon / AFP / Getty Images)
Two cars sit crushed under a collapsed building in the town of Hanwang. Troops and rescue teams struggled by air, land and water to reach areas of southwestern China stricken by the devastating quake. (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)
Chinese rescuers evacuate a survivor from a collapsed road in Beichuan, southwest China’s Sichuan province. (AFP / Getty Images)
A Chinese boy waits to be rescued from the rubbles of a collapsed building in Beichuan, southwest China’s Sichuan after Monday’s earthquake rocked the province. (AFP / Getty Images)
Residents of Dujiangyan City in Sichuan province rest in a makeshift shelter after the magnitude 7.9 quake. (Yuan Jian / New China News Agency via Associated Press)
People donate blood in Chengdu, near the quake’s epicenter, to aid victims. (Xiao Lin / New China News Agency via Associated Press)
Heavy equipment is brought in to aid in the search for students at a middle school in Dujiangyan City, where a building collapsed in the quake. About 900 students were feared buried. (Chen Xie / New China News Agency via Associated Press)
A Chinese man catches up on the news as residents camp out in Chengdu, near the epicenter of the 7.9 quake. (AFP/Getty Images)
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao uses a bullhorn to speak to people buried in the rubble of a hospital in Dujiangyan, in southwest China’s Sichuan province. A 7.9-magnitude earthquake toppled buildings across a wide area of central China and killed thousands of people. (Yao Dawei / Xinhua via Associated Press)
Evacuated patients are cared for outside a hospital in Chengdu, in southwest China’s Sichuan province. (Color China Photo / Associated Press)
Residents and office workers stream out of buildings after the quake and line the streets in Chengdu. (Color China Photo / Associated Press)
Rescuers search for survivors at one of the two primary schools that toppled in the Chongqing region, killing four schoolchildren and injuring 110 others. (AFP/Getty Images)
Rescuers search for earthquake victims in the rubble of a hospital in Dujiangyan, in southwest China’s Sichuan province. (Color China Photo / Associated Press)
A graphic from the U.S. Geological Survey shows the extent and shaking intensity of the Chinese quake; the darkest color represents the most intense shaking. In Sichuan province, the earthquake was measured at magnitude 7.9. (USGS via AFP/Getty Images)
Medical staff and family members evacuate the patients from a hospital in Chongqing, China. The quake was felt as far away as Beijing and Shanghai and the Thai capital of Bangkok, where office buildings swayed with the impact. (AFP/Getty Images)
Patients from a hospital in the Chinese quake area are cared for in an emergency outdoor aid station. (Liu Hai / Xinhua via Associated Press)
Newborns are among the patients evacuated by the earthquake in Nanchong in Sichuan province. (Cheng Chaosheng / Xinhua via Associated Press)
Residents sleep out on the streets for fear of aftershocks in Chengdu in southwest China’s Sichuan province. More 8,600 people have reportedly died in Sichuan in the 7.9-magnitude earthquake. (AFP/Getty Images)
Rescuers search through the rubble at the collapsed Juyuan middle school where six children died in Dujiangyan, in southwest China. (AFP / Getty Images)
A crying woman is comforted after the quake in Chengdu in China’s Sichuan province. Thousands of soldiers and police were dispatched to central China after the earthquake. (Associated Press)
Medical workers and relatives evacuate patients from a hospital in Chongqing, China, after an earthquake measuring 7.9 rocked neighboring Sichuan province. (AFP / Getty Images)
Medical workers and patients outside an evacuated hospital in Chongqing, China. (AFP / Getty Images)
Rescue equipment is in place at the collapsed Juyuan middle school where six children died in Dujiangyan, China. (AFP / Getty Images)
Chinese students take a classmate who fainted to safety at a playground in Qionglai in China’s Sichuan province. (Associated Press)
Rescuers search the rubble of the Juyuan middle school in Dujiangyan, where six children died. (AFP / Getty Images)
Devastation from the Chinese earthquake is evident in collapsed buildings in Dujiangyan in Sichuan province. (Associated Press)
A boy is fitted with a protective helmet as rescuers try to pull him out of the rubble of his school in Dujiangyan. Six students at the school were killed in the quake. (AFP / Getty Images)
Evacuated office workers crowd the street in Beijing, 900 miles from the epicenter of the 7.9-magnitude earthquake that struck central China. The quake was felt as far away as Thailand and Vietnam. (Oded Baililty / Associated Press)
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