Lets Not Forget About China’s Earthquake

While the eyes and hearts of the world are with the Japanese, lets not forget about China and the 24 people that perished in the 5.8 earthquake on Thursday March 10, 2011.

The earthquake destroyed over 1,000 buildings in Yunnan Province near the border with Myanmar, injuring more than 200 people.

See pics below:

 

Rescue workers clear debris from a collapsed ...

Rescue workers clear debris from a collapsed building after an earthquake jolted Yingjiang county in southwestern China’s Yunnan Province on Friday

 

Residents stand outside a damaged building after ...

Rescuers search for survivors from a damaged building after an earthquake hit Yingjiang county, Yunnan province March 10, 2011

 

Rescue workers and a search dog look for survivors ...

Rescue workers and a search dog look for survivors under a collapsed building after an earthquake jolted Yingjiang county

 

Injured residents lie in tents after an earthquake ...

Injured residents lie in tents after an earthquake jolted Yingjiang county in southwestern China’s Yunnan Province, Thursday, March 10, 2011

 

In this photo released by China's Xinhua news ...

In this photo released by China’s Xinhua news agency, rescuers search for survivors in a damaged building after a strong earthquake hit Yingjiang county

 

Residents tend to an injured man after an earthquake ...

Residents tend to an injured man after an earthquake jolted Yingjiang county in southwestern China’s Yunnan Province on Thursday, March 10, 2011

 

Residents tend to the injured after an earthquake ...

Residents tend to the injured after an earthquake jolted Yingjiang county in southwestern China’s Yunnan Province on Thursday, March 10, 2011

 

In this photo distributed by China's Xinhua news ...

In this photo distributed by China’s Xinhua news agency, Rescuers work at a collapsed building after a strong earthquake hit Yingjiang county in southwest China.

 

Injured residents receive medical treatment after ...

Injured residents receive medical treatment after an earthquake hit Yingjiang county, Yunnan province March 10, 2011.

 

Rescuers transfer an injured resident after an ...

Rescuers transfer an injured resident after an earthquake hit Yingjiang county, Yunnan province March 10, 2011.

 

In his photo distributed by China's Xinhua news ...

n his photo distributed by China’s Xinhua news agency, a man carries an injured woman after a strong earthquake hit Yingjiang county.

 

In this photo distributed by China's Xinhua news ...

In this photo distributed by China’s Xinhua news agency, people take care of the injured in the open air after a strong earthquake hit Yingjiang county

 

This photo distributed by China's Xinhua news ...

This photo distributed by China’s Xinhua news agency shows a damaged building after a strong earthquake hit Yingjiang county in southwest China’s Yunnan

 

A local resident stands in front of ruins of ...

A local resident stands in front of ruins of a building after an earthquake hit Yingjiang county, Yunnan province March 10, 2011.

 

A soldier digs as he searches for survivors from ...

A soldier digs as he searches for survivors from the ruins of a damaged building after an earthquake hit Yingjiang county

 

 

 

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