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Wednesday, April 14: A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the remote and mountainous Qinghai province near Tibet, one of China's poorest regions, killing at least 400 people and injuring 10,000. A series of aftershocks collapsed houses, schools and offices in the ethnic Tibetan county of Yushu, leaving survivors without shelter in freezing conditions.

ShelterBox Response Team members Tony Zhang (CN), Andrew Gauci (AU) and Owen Smith (NZ) have been deployed.

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Monday, April 19: 200 ShelterBox tents are travelling from Shanghai to Xining, the capital city of the Qinhai province, where they will be met by the SRT.

The images below are from SRT member Tony Zhang: