Information on How to Donate to the Earthquake Relief


On May 12, a major earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale jolted Wenchuan County in southwest China's Sichuan Province and has caused enormous casualties and property damage. Up until now, nearly 15,000 lives were lost and about twice as many people are feared to have still been buried in the rubble. The Chinese Embassy in Finland has received many calls and mails expressing sympathy and sorrow, and inquiring on how to donate to relieve the people in the earthquake-stricken areas. The Embassy expresses sincere gratitude to all donators. Methods of donating are as follows:


1.        Donate to Red Cross Society of China:

l        Account name: Red Cross Society of China

l        Bank Name: China CITIC Bank, Beijing, SWIFT: CIBKCNBJ

l        Account Number: 7112-1114-8260-0000-209

l        Online donations: Red Cross Society of China, website:

l        Hotline: (8610) 65139999, 64027620

2.        Donate via the Chinese Embassy in Finland:

l        Bank Name: Nordea Bank

l        Account Holder: Embassy of China, Vanha Kelkkamaki 11, 00570 Helsinki

l        Account Number: 121030-111250

l        International Bank Account Number: FI75 1210 3000 1112 50

l        Please leave your name and contact methods when making a donation via the Chinese Embassy.




                                                   The Embassy of P R China in Finland

                                                              May 15, 2008


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