The Red Cross hotline number is 010-6513-9999.
AmeriCares Responding to Earthquake in China
AmeriCares is working quickly to assess what help is needed in China in the aftermath of the 7.9 earthquake that struck the Sichuan province. Over 8,600 were killed by the quake and hundreds remain trapped in the rubble. We will share additional updates on our emergency response plans as we learn more from our contacts in the region. AmeriCares is ready to mobilize an emergency response team to deliver the medicines and medical supplies needed to deal with the traumatic injuries that result from an earthquake of this scale. Read More >>
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For those who are looking to contribute to current aid efforts underway, you can now donate money to the Red Cross Society of China which has formed a disaster relief working group to be dispatched to the earthquake-stricken Wenchuan County in Sichuan.
They have also published an emergency relief hotline, along with bank account information to receive donations to assist their cause:
Account name: Red Cross Society of China
For those who want to donate in RMB: you can send money to the RMB account at the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China branch below:
人民币开户行: 中国工商银行 北京分行东四南支行
For those who want to donate in foreign currency, you can send money to the foreign currency account at the CITIC Bank branch below:
Hotline: (8610) 65139999
Online donations: Red Cross Society of China website: www.redcross.org.cn
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