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Caring for the millions of homeless after the Sichuan earthquake is an urgent priority for volunteers. (L. Liu/UNV)
24 May 2008, 00:14
Earthquake Diary: 18 May by Liu Lei
Five days have passed since the horrible earthquake hit Sichuan province. By 08.10 on 19 May 2008, the death toll in Mian Yang municipality had risen to 11,874, and 67,579 people are wounded.  Read entry

More about: Emergency relief  Refugees
Living conditions for survivors of the Sichuan earthquake are poor, and looking after their health is becoming a priority for volunteers. (L. Liu/UNV)
24 May 2008, 00:14
Earthquake Diary: 17 May by Liu Lei
On 12 May 2008 an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck Sichuan province in south-western China. As the only UNV volunteer serving in Sichuan, I felt I had an obligation to contribute, so I volunteered to help the victims near my duty station.  Read entry

More about: Emergency relief  Refugees
22 February 2006, 10:01
Volunteering in Hong Kong by Jessica Pang
Resource to share:
It is getting easier to volunteer in Hong Kong. You can now go to www.ho-sum.org and find one-time or on-going volunteer opportunities. To participate, you have to become a volunteer member first. All projects posted on the website are held by government registered charities, so volunteers will not be "abused" by commercial companies. Have fun volunteering!  Read entry
From: Volunteer Blog
More about: Infrastructure  Management

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