British aid workers are coordinating an emergency response to the earthquake in China that has left over 100 people dead.
Staff from charity World Vision are set to distribute hygiene kits and child-friendly kits to families made homeless by the 6.6 magnitude quake.
A British Red Cross spokesman said the charity was mobilising 5,000 kits of household items, 5,000 quilts, 5,000 warm jackets and 1,200 tents for the survivors.
Meanwhile, he said the Chinese Red Cross has sent emergency teams who are are skilled in search and rescue and relief to the area.
We drove through the worst affected areas, and there was damage all along the roads. This earthquake has caused devastation and despair.
More than 100 have died and 5,700 have been injured in an earthquake in China. Many were trapped under buildings near Ya'an in Sichuan.
A powerful earthquake struck China's south western Sichuan province today, leaving 157 dead and more than 5,700 injured.