Approaching the mountains from the Chengdu plain along the main road to Beichuan County, red banners with large white characters expressing support for the earthquake victims and thanks to the rescuers, are strung across the road, as if creating an arbor for all to pass through. Driving up this road doesn’t feel safe, even now, six weeks after the quake. The steep slopes of the mountains
|At the 700 year-old Er'wang Temple in the Dujiangyan World Heritage Site.|
Two massive natural disasters in two East Asian countries – Myanmar and China – over the past five weeks have brought home just how quickly and dramatically life and livelihoods can be destroyed. Our experts in natural disaster recovery and reconstruction know this only too well.
|In Qingshen village, with some of the grandparents taking care of left-behind children and the NGO members who help them out.|