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Environment

China's earthquake response

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.

Environment

Chinese earthquake death roll rises to 10,000

More than 12,000 are dead in the Sichuan province alone in the 7.9 earthquake that struck southwestern China yesterday. Rescue efforts are being stalled by rain throughout the region, which is expected for the next few days. China says it would welcome international help, but even their own people are having trouble getting to the affected regions.

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