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Latest International response to the 2005 Kashmir earthquake Stories

2005-10-11 00:10:52

By Aamir Ashraf MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Hope was dwindling on Tuesday of finding survivors among the thousands buried under houses, offices and schools in northern Pakistan and Indian Kashmir, devastated by a killer earthquake three days ago.

2005-10-10 17:20:36

By Aamir Ashraf MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani rescuers battled on Tuesday to dig out more victims nearly three days after a devastating earthquake as survivors desperately short of food and shelter voiced anger at the lack of help.

2005-10-10 12:04:51

LONDON (Reuters) - Donor nations rushed doctors, helicopters, food, tents and sniffer dogs to help the victims of Pakistan's devastating earthquake on Monday as the death toll topped 20,000.

2005-10-10 02:47:22

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Donor nations rushed doctors, helicopters, water and tents to quake-devastated Pakistan on Monday as the death toll from the disaster topped 20,000.

2005-10-09 23:13:06

By Ralph Gowling LONDON (Reuters) - World leaders stepped up efforts to help earthquake-battered Pakistan on Monday, dispatching more rescue teams, deploying helicopters and pledging further aid as the death toll from the disaster topped more than 20,000.

2005-10-09 07:46:40

By Ralph Gowling LONDON (Reuters) - Rescue teams and aid pledges poured into Pakistan from around the world on Sunday after a devastating earthquake that killed about 20,000 people. "We are rushing against the clock here," said a spokeswoman for the U.N.

2005-10-08 23:26:07

By Ralph Gowling LONDON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush and other world leaders sent or offered rescue teams and aid to Pakistan, India and Afghanistan on Sunday after a huge quake battered the three countries, killing more than 18,000 people.

2005-10-08 22:19:12

By Ralph Gowling LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush and other world leaders sent or offered rescue teams and aid to Pakistan, India and Afghanistan on Sunday after a huge quake battered the three countries, killing more than 18,000 people.

2005-10-08 22:42:13

By Mian Khursheed MANSEHRA, Pakistan (Reuters) - The death toll from a huge south Asia earthquake rose to 18,000 in worst-hit Pakistan alone on Sunday, as rescuers dug out hundreds of dead children buried under their schools and found villages reduced to rubble.


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