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Image of Asia: Feeding quake survivors in China

Image of Asia: China rushes supplies to shelter, feed survivors of deadliest quake in 4 years

Posted on Aug. 6, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Aug. 6, 2014 at 7:14 a.m.

In this photo by Andy Wong, a woman feeds instant noodles to children outside a tent set up for earthquake survivors in Ludian county of southwest China’s Yunnan province. Many of the homes in the hard-hit county, which has a population of about 429,000, were rudimentary mud-brick structures that collapsed easily in the quake. Sunday’s 6.1-magnitude temblor in the mountainous farming region was the country’s deadliest temblor in four years and its biggest test of emergency response under leader Xi Jinping.

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