China sends 11-member expert team to help Sri Lanka with reconstruction efforts
Funding agency [Type]
China Ministry of Civil Affairs [Government Agency]; China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]; China Ministry of Construction [Government Agency]
Emergency response (Code: 720)
Free-standing technical assistance
On January 20, 2005, an 11-member Chinese expert team from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC), Ministry of Construction, Ministry of Civil Affairs was sent to Sri Lanka to 1) evaluate local conditions in the wake of the killer tsunami, 2) help local governments in the country to resume the power supply and communications and 3) reconstruct the infrastructure facilities. The expert team, China built for international relief efforts, left China's capital Beijing for Sri Lanka on Jan 17 and left 10 days later on Jan 27.
China contributed 63 million USD for tsunami relief in total, most of the individual projects are captured in the linked resource #41811.
Number of official sources
Number of unofficial sources
Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Sri Lanka [Government Agency]