I am just heartsick.
– still facing the most difficulties of the
we’ve reached. They’ve had no electricity or running water for 8
there is almost no possibility that power will be restored before New
Year’s Eve (the 6th of February.) Because of the blackout, the
is closed. 20 children are ill and being cared for by institution
as well as they can. The banks are closed so staff is contributing
personal funds to buy food, coal and diapers. Prices are skyrocketing
all roads to Chenzhou remain impassable.