Special report: Strong Earthquake Jolts SW China
PHNOM PENH, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The Cambodian Red Cross here on Wednesday
donated 10,000 U.S. dollars through the Chinese Embassy to the Red Cross Society
of China to facilitate its humanitarian activities for the earthquake-affected
areas in China.
"We, therefore, would like to ask your kindness in conveying the message of
condolence to the families of the dead and our sharing of the hardships and
difficulties being struggled over by the survivors and the rescuers," said Bun
Rany, president of the Cambodian Red Cross, in a letter to Peng Peiyun,
president of the Red Cross Society of China.
A 7.8-magnitude quake rocked Wenchuan county, 159 km northwest of the
southwest Sichuan province's capital of Chengdu, at 14:28 (0628 GMT) on Monday,
killing more than 14,000 lives and the death toll is still expected to rise.