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2005-10-21 12:48:49

By David Brunnstrom MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - NATO said on Friday it would send up to 1,000 troops to help hundreds of thousands of earthquake survivors who have been waiting for two weeks for help in the rugged mountains of northern Pakistan.

2005-10-21 11:50:30

By David Brunnstrom MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - NATO said on Friday it would send up to 1,000 troops to help hundreds of thousands of earthquake survivors who have been waiting for two weeks for help in the rugged mountains of northern Pakistan. But it rebuffed a U.N.

2005-10-21 11:24:44

By David Brunnstrom MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - NATO said on Friday it would send up to 1,000 troops to help hundreds of thousands of earthquake survivors who have been waiting for two weeks for help in the rugged mountains of northern Pakistan. But it rebuffed a U.N.

2005-10-21 09:49:04

By David Brunnstrom MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - NATO said on Friday it may send up to 1,000 troops to help hundreds of thousands of earthquake survivors who have been waiting for two weeks for help in the rugged mountains of northern Pakistan. But it appeared to reject a U.N.

2005-10-21 07:35:55

By David Brunnstrom MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Alarm mounted across the world on Friday for hundreds of thousands of Pakistan earthquake survivors who have been awaiting help for two weeks and now face the prospect of a freezing winter without shelter.

2005-10-20 17:19:24

By David Brunnstrom MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - NATO was meeting on Friday to consider calls for a massive airlift to help quake survivors in Pakistani Kashmir, where U.N. aid officials report a logistical nightmare worse than the Asian tsunami. Jan Egeland, U.N.

2005-10-14 20:02:19

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - A week after South Asia's strongest earthquake in 100 years, forecast thunderstorms and cold promised more misery and disruption for efforts to provide food and shelter for more than a million homeless.

2005-10-14 05:44:53

By David Fox MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Thunderstorms followed by cold weather promised more misery for survivors of the Kashmir earthquake at the weekend as the focus of international aid efforts turned on Friday from rescue to relief.

2005-10-14 01:34:47

By David Fox MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Survivors of the Kashmir earthquake spent a sixth night in the open in the worst-hit city of Muzaffarabad, kept awake by the rumble of aid trucks and an aftershock early on Friday that set dogs howling. The aftershock, at around 2 a.m.

2005-10-13 19:02:53

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - The United Nations voiced concern at the desperate situation faced by tens of thousands of Pakistanis who spent a sixth cold night in the open following the killer quake that leveled their homes.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.