Troops and rescue workers in southwestern China are struggling to reach areas devastated by a powerful earthquake yesterday; Anchor Lisa Mullins gets an update from The BBC's Michael Bristow in Sichuan province.
The World's Matt Bell reports on the Chinese government's rescue efforts following yesterday's massive earthquake: the government has quickly mobilized troops and assistance - and these efforts have received huge coverage by Chinese news media.
When Hurricane Sandy hit one year ago, journalist Jen Poyant was at work in Manhattan. She discovered her home was under seven feet of water. And that led her to Asia to compare government relief efforts after disasters.
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