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Gansu landslide victims transferred

08-10-2010 19:03 BJT Special Report:China Fights Worst Flood in Decades |

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The Health Ministry has been organizing Army and Civil transport to evacuate seriously injured survivors by air or by car.

Deng Haihua, Spokesman of China's Ministry of Health, said, "The Health Ministry has organized a team of experts to conduct operations on seriously injured people within 48 hours. Meanwhile, due to the condition of the Zhouqu county hospital, the Health Ministry is arranging Army and Civil aircraft and vehicles to medivac the patients out of there as soon as possible."

By Monday afternoon, the Zhouqu County hospital had treated 117 injured people, among them, 29 are in a serious condition. Currently, 88 are still receiving treatment. Nearly 400 doctors have been dispatched to the disaster zone and disease prevention is underway. The government will closely supervise work to provide food and safe drinking water.

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV

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