An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province at 14:28 on May 12th. The earthquake caused tremendous losses of life and property. The Chinese Embassy in London received enquiries about ways of donations. For donations, please note the following information.
Special accounts and hotline opened by the Chinese Red Cross Society
Account Name: the Chinese Red Cross Society
Bank for deposit of foreign currencies: the Jiuxianqiao Branch of CITIC Bank
Apart from the above account information, you can also make donations by postal transfer.
Please wire donations to:
Address: No 8 Beixinqiao Santiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007, China
For online donations, please log on to:www.redcross.org.cn and donate online through a special section created for this purpose.
The China Red Cross Foundation also receives donations.
Address: No 53 Ganmian Hutong, Dongdanbei Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100010, China
For money transfer through bank accounts:
Account name: the China Red Cross Foundation
Bank for deposit of foreign currencies: Bank of China
Your generous help will be much appreciated.