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Premier Wen visits Yunnan landslide victims' families

10-06-2012 12:27 BJT

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Premier Wen Jiabao has gone to Yiliang county in southwest China’s Yunnan Province to comfort the families of the landslide victims.

Premier Wen laid flowers at the accident site to commemorate those killed by the landslide. He comforted the victims’ families and stressed that child and school safety is the first priority in reconstruction.

Meanwhile, the names of 18 primary students and one villager who died in the landslide have been released. The students were taking classes to make up for time lost as a result of an earthquake last month. The local government has compensated each family with 20-thousand RMB.

Premier Wen Jiabao has gone to Yiliang county in southwest China’s Yunnan
Province to comfort the families of the landslide victims.

Psychological counselling is also being offered to those who need it. The local Civil Affairs department says it will provide special care for those who are living below the poverty line.

According to experts from the Ministry of Land and Resources, the landslide was caused by the earthquake last month and constant rain. The local government is now checking all the nearby areas to prevent a similar tragedy from happening again.

Premier Wen Jiabao has gone to Yiliang county in southwest China’s Yunnan
Province to comfort the families of the landslide victims.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CCTV.com

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