Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Sichuan Province Remembers Loved Ones

Remembering the victims of the catastrophic Sichuan Earthquake that struck at 2:28 pm two years ago today. May God have mercy.

Sichuan Province, Beichuan earthquake survivors walk along a rebuilt road today, mourning their relatives that were lost two years ago today. Family members may now register their missing loved one as deceased.

17,921 still missing two years following catastrophic earthquake.

Sichuan Earthquake survivors mourning today, burning Joss sticks as they remember their loved ones that perished two years ago in Beichuan County

Combined photos show a home in Sichuan Province First photo taken on 12 February, 2009 the second photo taken on 30 April, 2010 shows 66 year old He Zhaoyun and his Grandson Liu Mingchu in front of the new home. Nearly 1.5 Million Homes went up following the devastating 8.0 earthquake two years ago today.

A Reporter is taking a photos of a newly built village in Cuiyuehu Township, Dujiandyan City, Sichuan Province on Monday.

New homes in the final stage of construction are pictured in Hongkou Township, Dujiangyan City, Sichuan Province two years after the catastrophic 8.0 earthquake.

Farmers left devastated by the Wenchuan Earthquake in 2008 will be moving into their new homes by 30 September this year.

The homes in Sichuan's Dujiangyan City, 11 KM away from the epicenter of the earthquake (two years ago today) were built by the farmers with the same style and infrastructure facilities with the help of the government.

The surrounding of these homes could easily match some of the luxury villas in the suburban areas.

The money for building the houses came from the governments housing compensation, the compensation that farmers received from transferring their original home sites and their own savings.

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