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Feature: Life in post-quake settlement happiness


Source: | 06-07-2008 09:06

Special Report:   Strong quake jolts SW China

Survivors in the quake-hit region are gradually being transferred from tents to temporary houses. CCTV reporter Pan Deng finds out what life is like in Dujiangyan City's Settlement of Happiness, one of the biggest and most established.

CCTV reporter Pan Deng finds out what life is like in Dujiangyan City's Settlement of Happiness, one of the biggest and most established.
CCTV reporter Pan Deng finds out what life is like in 
Dujiangyan City's Settlement of Happiness, one of the 
biggest and most established.

A place to replace tents.

More than 1,000 quake survivors have moved into this settlement.

It still looks temporary, but at least there are walls and roofs.

Yi Zhiqun and her family were among the first arrivals. The family lost everything they had in the quake.

Yi Zhiqun, quake survivor
Yi Zhiqun, quake survivor

Yi Zhiqun, quake survivor, said, "Reporter: Did everyone in your family survive the quake?

Yi Zhiqun said, "Everyone survived. Our 6-story apartment building collapsed. We lived on the 3rd floor. We lost everything. We didn't take a single thread."