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Earthquake In China

China Earthquake
Soldiers prepare to dig a water diversion channel to drain the Tangjiashan mountain “quake lake” in Beichuan County of Sichuan Province, China. China has planned to evacuate 100,000 people threatened by the swelling lake formed by the earthquake. More than 68,000 people are now known to have died in the quake, and Chinese aid workers are struggling to find shelter for millions who lost their homes. (China Photos / Getty Images)
China Earthquake
Soldiers prepare to dig a water diversion channel to drain the Tangjiashan mountain “quake lake” in Beichuan County of Sichuan Province, China. China has planned to evacuate 100,000 people threatened by the swelling lake formed by the earthquake. Premier Wen Jiabao has said the final death toll could be more than 80,000, and more than 19,000 people are still missing. There is continuing concern over the state of dams in the region, and China’s Water Ministry has said 69 dams were in danger of bursting. (China Photos / Getty Images)
China Earthquake
A helicopter that transports goods for the excavation of a channel to drain the Tangjiashan mountain “quake lake,” prepares to land in Beichuan County of Sichuan Province, China. China has planned to evacuate 100,000 people threatened by the swelling lake formed by the earthquake. (China Photos / Getty Images)
China Earthquake
Nurses at the Tongji Hospital in Wuhan of Hubei Province, China, attend to a 14-year-old Chinese boy, Jiang Liu, whose brain was injured in the earthquake. About 8,000 injured people will be shifted to 18 provinces by train and plane through the end of this month, according to the Ministry of Health. (China Photos / Getty Images)
China Earthquake
Police officers unload an injured earthquake survivor from a special evacuation train as they arrive in Beijing, China. The train took 91 injured survivors from the stricken areas to China’s capital for treatment. (Guang Niu / Getty Images)
China Earthquake
An earthquake survivor sits amid the rubble of a collapsed house in Renjiaping village of Beichuan County in Sichuan Province. The number of deaths from the May 12 quake has climbed toward an expected toll of 80,000 or more. (Eugene Hoshiko / Associated Press)
China Earthquake
A woman cooks breakfast in the debris of her collapsed home at earthquake-hit Bikou Township in China’s Gansu province. Eight people in the town died in the May 12 earthquake. (China Photos / Getty Images)
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