Confusion Over China Lake Alert

A lake created by the Sichuan earthquake is posing an imminent threat to millions of people living downstream. But, according to Reuters, there is some confusion over how many people would be affected if the banks burst. CNN...

After Quake, China’s Migrant Workers Rush Home

From the Christian Science Monitor: Mu Guangchan’s mother, a wiry 70-year-old widow who farms corn in the mountains of Sichuan, is a self-reliant sort. So when the May 12 earthquake destroyed her village home she built...

Fear of Floods Grips China Earthquake Area

Mark Magnier reports from Beichuan, Sichuan province. From the LA Times: The orange-suited emergency workers had just pulled someone out of the rubble alive Saturday when a chilling cry reverberated around the tilting...

China Quake Victims Flee ‘Flood’

More than 28000 people died in the Sichuan earthquake, according to state media, and now new fears over possible flooding have struck Beichuan, one of the worst hit areas. From BBC News: There has been panic in the quake-hit...

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