Herders settled down in quake-affected areas of Yushu, Qinghai

On October 18th a herder and her granddaughter from the Duojia village of Zadoi County that were affected by the earthquake stand outside their resettlement tent. [Photo/Xinhua]

On October 17th at 3:14 p.m., a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit Zadoi County of the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province. It was reported that the earthquake caused various levels of damage for more than 3,000 herder households throughout the county. At present the Zadoi County as well as townships have already set up resettlement points offering settlement for all the affected herders.

A herder shows cracks in her house caused by the earthquake devastation. [Photo/Xinhua]

The herder station at the resettlement tent entrance. [Photo/Xinhua]

Victims of the earthquake rest inside of the resettlement tents. [Photo/Xinhua] 

Photo shows a teacher from the local county school delivers a dinner to students staying in the tents. [Photo/Xinhua]