China earthquake tolls 40,000+

A 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck on Monday in the Sichuan province of China and death toll has reached 40,000 and still climbing. The epicenter, Wenchuan county, is home to several hundreds of thousands of Tibetan and Chinese people. There’s still not a single word of communication from the area so far. The quake trembles as far as Beijing and Bangkok.

Here are some useful links for the relief efforts in China: here and here

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