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China quake survivors await shelter, expect rain

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Local residents run past a landslide in Luozehe town on September 10, 2012 after two earthquakes hit Yiliang, in China's Yunnan province on Friday.

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Earthquake survivors rest at an emergency relief center in Yiliang on September 9, 2012.

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Deng Shuai, 14, holds a portrait of his father, who died in one of the earthquakes, after a burial ceremony on September 10, 2012.

The Associated Press reports — Survivors of multiple earthquakes in southwestern China waited for shelter and other supplies on Monday amid forecasts of heavy rains that are likely to hinder ongoing search efforts.

The earthquakes on Friday in a mountainous area toppled thousands of homes and sent boulders tumbling down slopes, killing 81 people and injuring more than 800. Read the full story.

Previously on PhotoBlog: Quakes kill at least 64 in mountainous SW China

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An elderly man arrives to seek medical attention at a makeshift emergency relief center in Yiliang on September 9, 2012.

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Zhou Zhanchang, a 12-year-old survivor, rests after receiving medical treatment in a tent outside a hospital on September 10, 2012.

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A wall showing the Chinese characters for countryside, pictured on September 9, 2012. It was damaged by a large rock after a series of earthquakes Friday.

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Villagers watch a TV news report in a temporary settlement for victims of the earthquakes in Yiliang county on September 9, 2012.