[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated:  Wednesday, 26 February, 2003, 10:42 GMT
China's earthquake survivors
Muslim woman in Qiongkuerqiake
1 of 9
Many families are having to sleep in the open after thousands of houses were destroyed
Muslims clear their belongings from part of a collapsed building
2 of 9
Others are forced to dig through the rubble to recover lost possessions
People left homeless by the earthquake
3 of 9
Food is being cooked on the streets in some villages
Funeral in Qiongkuerqiake village
4 of 9
For the less fortunate, the task of burying the dead continues
Chinese Muslim cook prepares mutton rice for breakfast, in Qiongkuerqiake
5 of 9
Lives are being disrupted by aftershocks
A Chinese man washes up near his makeshift bed
6 of 9
For many, the extent of the damage is hard to comprehend
Chinese men and flag in Qiongkuerqiake
7 of 9
While others try and put a brave face on relief efforts
PLA soldiers moving bricks
8 of 9
Official media has highlighted the army's role in emergency work
Family holding a memorial prayer for a dead relative
9 of 9
For grieving relatives, it is a time for prayer


News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia
UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health
Have Your Say | In Pictures | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific