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Mercy Corps Delivers Lifesaving Supplies to China Earthquake Survivors
Date:5/15/2008

- Agency partners with local All China Youth Federation; sending more aid workers

- Will develop "Comfort for Kids" program to help youth cope

PORTLAND, Ore., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mercy Corps' emergency response team working in Sichuan province reports that better weather has opened up transportation to all areas of the earthquake-affected region and more than 22 truckloads of lifesaving supplies were delivered to survivors today. Supplies include food and shelter: biscuits, water, milk, noodles and tents. Mercy Corps' material aid team is working on plans to send medicines including antibiotics. Mercy Corps has established an office in Chongqing near the quake's epicenter.

"The good news is that we're able to reach people in more isolated areas today and all roads are open," reported Mercy Corps aid worker Joy Portella. "The bad news is that it was a very sad and emotional day for many people as more bodies were uncovered from rubble and people realize that those counted as missing may not be alive this many days after the disaster."

The Chinese government reported that the death toll could reach 50,000. Mercy Corps' relief team is particularly concerned about the psychological needs of children, who are often most affected by crises of this scale. Plans are being made to develop a "Comfort for Kids" program to help youth and caregivers cope with the tremendous loss.

Mercy Corps announced today that it will partner with the All China Youth Federation, a China-based umbrella organization that works with a large and diverse network of local groups. They have more than 400 million members.

Updates from aid workers will be posted on Mercy Corps web site http://www.mercycorps.org.

Mercy Corps is currently accepting donations for humanitarian assistance to cyclone victims. Distribution of donations will be monitored by Mercy Corps and reputable local
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