Donate to the China Earthquake Relief Efforts

A huge earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit Central China yesterday (May 12th) near Chengdu in Sichuan province.

Luckily in the southern part of China where I located at we didn't feel anything. However, I suspect this will continue to become a larger and larger disaster as the infrastructure in central China is nothing like what it is in developed areas like Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou. I believe the recovery process will be massive.

Here is more information on the China earthquake from CNN and a map of population exposed to the earthquake.

Here are a couple links for donations to disaster relief funds:

I can't find any charities that have specific donation pages for the China earthquake yet, but I suspect they will be added soon.

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Glad to hear you are well. I was wondering.

Here is a specific one for China. Just click on 'give now' and then you can choose from the options.

Thanks for mentioning our organization, AmeriCares. You can follow our on-the-ground updates regarding the disaster in Myanmar and China at

China is needing more help daily as the death toll rises.

That is way too bad that happened there...
Poor chinese people...

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