The flood-ravaged southern part of northwest China's Shaanxi Province has so far received financial and material aid worth 18.23 million yuan (about US$2.2 million) donated by people across the country.
The disastrous flood from June 8-10 caused direct losses of 2.2 billion yuan in the area, and left many people homeless.
Donations office staff said many people from other provinces had called in to ask how to make donation to help flood victims.
The office had so far received 8.37 million yuan in cash donations and disaster relief materials worth 9.86 million yuan, they said.
The Jiangsu provincial government has donated two million yuan,according to the office.
(Xinhua News Agency June 22, 2002)