Chinese medical teams assist Thailand tsunami victims
Funding agency [Type]
Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]
Health (Code: 120)
Free-standing technical assistance
China dispatched two medical teams to Phuket Island, Thailand to provide medical aid after a typhoon in early 2005. The first 12-person team is from Guangdong Province and the second 15-person team is from Shanghai. The teams consist of surgeons, public health experts, epidemiologists, interpreters. The two teams, also known as the first and the second international medical team for Indian Ocean Tsunami relief, arrived on December 31 and returned to China on January 10th.
The four international medical teams for Indian Ocean Tsunami relief are #34816 (2 teams to Thailand), #33231 (1 team to Sri Lanka), and #35113 (1 team to Indonesia). China contributed 63 million USD for tsunami relief in total, most of the individual project are captured (see projects linked with resource #41811).
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Thailand [Government Agency]