Message of condolence

At this tragic moment for China, the staff and volunteers of chinadialogue wish to express their profound sympathy for the victims of the earthquake on May 12.

Our hearts go out to the bereaved, the injured and to the millions who have suffered the loss of their homes and livelihoods.

If our readers wish to donate to the victims, there are details below. We also invite our readers to join with us, in the space below, in expressing their sympathy.


China Red Cross

* RMB Account Name: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Dongsinan Branch, Beijing
* RMB Account No.: 0200001009014413252
* Foreign Currency Account Name: Citic Bank, Jiuxianqiao Branch
* Foreign Currency Account No.: 7112111482600000209
* Donation Hotline: 010-65139999, 64027620 (Daytime)

China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation

* RMB Account Name: Bank of China, Scientific Exhibition Center Branch, Beijing
* RMB Account No.: 8145—11681908091001
* Donation Hotline: 010-62655199 (8.30am – 9pm)

Shanghai Charity Foundation

* This also accepts in-kind donations. Tents, food, clothing and blankets are needed. To donate, please call 62124343 and inform them of the items and amount you would like to donate. They will send trucks to you to transport the goods.
* RMB Account Name: Agricultural Bank, Huangpu District, Lujiabang Road Branch
* RMB Account No.: 033351-00043984343
* Donation Drop-off Address: Charity Management Center (Pudong), 2795 Yangao Middle Road
* Donation Contact Phone No.: 010-62124343

China Charity Federation

* RMB Account Name: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Xisi Branch, Beijing
* RMB Account No.: 0200002809014450409
* Foreign Currency Account Name: Bank of China Headquarters
* Foreign Currency Account No.: 00100914908091014
* Donation Contact Phone No.: 010-66083191, 66083260, 66055848. Fax: 66083264

Contact information of Ministry of Civil Affairs & provinces for donation

Ministry of Civil Affairs

1.RMB Bank Account

* Account No.:11001007400058224610
* Beneficiary: 民政部 — 中央财政汇缴专户
* Bank Name: Beijing Dongsi Branch, China Construction Bank
* Address: 8 Meishuguan Houjie, Dongcheng District, Beijing

2. Foreign Currency Account

* Account No.:00100252328091014
* Beneficiary: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
* Bank Name: Banking Department, Bank of China Head Office
* Address: 1 Fuxingmennei Avenue, Xicheng District Beijing

Liu Naishan, Department of Disaster and Social Relief Tel: 010-58123137 13522909897
Sui Min Department of Finance and General Affairs Tel: 010-58123314

147 Beiheyan Avenue, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100721

Sichuan Province:

* Beneficiary: Sichuan Province Charity Association
* Account No. 2321012100077109
* Bank name: Chengdu Zhihui Jie, Fen Li Chu, China Commercial Bank
* Contact: Zhang Lijuan
* Telephone: 028-84423021

Gansu Province:

* Beneficiary: Gansu Province Department of Civil Affairs
* Account No. 7028820191629865
* Bank name: Jin Hui Branch, Commercial Bank of Lanzhou City
* Contact: Qi Zhiling
* Telephone: 0931-8878008转80507,13893378827, 0931-8868097 (telephone and fax)

Shaanxi Province:

* Beneficiary: Shaanxi Province Disaster Relief Donation Office
* Account No. 3700021309024903702
* Bank name: Dongjie Branch of Commercial Bank (new town)
* Contact: Luo Zhongmu
* Telephone: 029-85768335, 85768336