Relief work under way after earthquake hits SW China

08:13, June 22, 2011      

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Displaced people have a meal next to makeshift tents after an earthquake in Tengchong County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, June 21, 2011. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Tengchong on Monday has left six people injured and caused significant economic losses, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Tuesday. As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, the quake had affected 22,000 local residents and led to the emergency relocation of 2,168 people. The local government has allocated 7 million yuan to set up a disaster relief fund, as well as sent hundreds of tents, quilts and articles of clothing to the quake zone, according to the ministry. (Xinhua/Yang Zongyou)

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