Countries and Red Cross Help Snow-Locked China
Rob Walker | February 5, 2008 at 07:57 amby
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Much of China is still locked in bitter snow that has been coming down for well over a week now. International aid organizations like the Red Cross and other countries have extended help to the frozen country.
More countries and international organizations have sent messages of sympathy to China since Monday over the recent snow havoc in the country.
State leaders who have sent their messages of sympathy to Chinain recent days included Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Nigerian President Umaru Yar'adua, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov and Seychelle's President James Michel.
The Red Cross Society of Beijing has partnered with YeePay, a leading payment service provider in China, to launch online donation service for snow disaster relief.
A road accident in central China's snow-plagued Hunan Province killed four people and injured five others, local officials said here on Monday.
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