China sends DNA experts to help Thailand identify tsunami victims
Funding agency [Type]
Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]
Emergency response (Code: 720)
Free-standing technical assistance
In December 2004, China sent a team of 5 DNA experts from Beijing to Thailand to help identify tsunami victims. The team returned to China on January 15, 2005 with 1563 DNA samples to be tested. China also funded all the DNA tests. In October 2005, DNA testing was reported to be mostly finished.
To view all projects connected to China's contribution of 63 million USD for tsunami relief, see projects linked with resource #41811.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Thailand [Government Agency]