Ring, china quake
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Ring, china quake
Earthquake survivors pack a stadium, sleeping in a boxing ring, that has become a massive refugee camp in Mianyan, Sichuan province, China. Thousands of displaced people, mostly from Beichuan, have filled the sport complex. Caring for tens of thousands of people made homeless across the disaster zone has stretched thin the government’s resources. State media reported that 10 million people have been directly affected by the quake.Thousands of people remain buried in collapsed buildings from last Monday’s 7.9 earthquake. The death toll is well over 30,000 and is expected to climb as relief operations continue in the mountains of Sichuan province. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Girl, china quake
Eleven-year-old Xiang Rui of Beichuan, China, whose mother died in last Monday’s earthquake, sits with her aunt inside a stadium that has become a place of refuge for thousands of people displaced by the temblor in Mianyan, Sichuan province. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Hand, china quake
A missing persons list is checked at a sports complex in Mianyan, China, that has become a camp for people displaced by last Monday’s earthquake. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Arnold Schwarzenegger, china quake
A poster of Arnold Schwarzenegger looms over quake survivors at a sports complex in Mianyan, Sichuan province, China. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Wall, china quake
Survivors check a missing persons list for the names of loved ones at a sports complex in Mianyan, China, that is sheltering thousands of displaced people, mostly from Beichuan. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Line, china quake
Survivors wait in line for food inside a packed stadium that has become a massive camp for displaced earthquake victims in Mianyan, Sichuan province, China. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Boxes, china quake
Quake survivors rest wherever they can -- in this case, atop boxes of supplies stacked up outside a sports complex in Mianyan, Sichuan province, China. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Mat, china quake
A child naps on the floor of a sports complex in Mianyan, Sichuan province, China, that has become a shelter for thousands of earthquake survivors. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Outside, china quake
Survivors register outside a stadium that has become a massive camp for displaced people in Mianyan, Sichuan province, China, May 18, 2008. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Crowds, china quake
Survivors pack a shelter in Mianyan, Sichuan province, China. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Waiting, china quake
Quake survivors register outside a packed shelter in Mianyan, Sichuan province, China. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Rest, china quake
A survivor rests among the exercise equipment at a sports complex that has become a temporary home for quake victims in Mianyan, China. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
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