26 May 2008, 18:44
by Liu Hui
UNV volunteer Liu Hui comforts a girl affected by the Sichuan earthquake. (H. Liu/UNV)UNV volunteer Gao Wei helps distribute medical supplies to earthquake survivors. (H. Liu/UNV)Mianyang, Sichuan province, China:
Joining Mr. Liu Lei in Sichuan are two more UNV volunteers, Ms. Liu Wei and Mr. Gao Wei.
Originally from Sichuan herself, Ms. Liu is a UNV volunteer serving with the Beijing Youth League in the UNDP/UNV-supported 'Strengthening Volunteerism in China through the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games' project. After the 12 May earthquake, she volunteered to assist and is posting photographs of what she sees.
Mr. Gao was serving on the same project and will now be working on equipment supply in the devastated Sichuan area.