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Survivors struggle after China quake

  • 188 killed, more than 11,000 injured
  • Officials worry about drinking water supply
Rescuers carry an injured person out of a collapsed house after an earthquake struck on April 20, 2013 in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

China is scrambling to help the tens of thousands of people left homeless by a huge earthquake.

The 6.6 magnitude quake struck early Saturday, hitting the city of Ya'an especially hard.

MORE: Desperate search for survivors

188 people are known to have been killed so far, and more than 11,000 are injured.

Authorities worry the survivors could run out of drinking water.

Local officials say their priority for now is saving lives.

Ways to help:

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