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2006-01-15 04:15:25

By Abu Arqam Naqash MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Rain and snow grounded relief flights and triggered several landslides in Pakistan's earthquake zone on Sunday, cutting off some remote villages and towns, officials said.

2006-01-04 09:33:56

By Robert Birsel LARI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Helicopters flew again in Pakistan's earthquake zone on Wednesday, allowing aid agencies to reach survivors for the first time since snow blanketed highland villages and rain set off fresh landslides at the weekend.

2006-01-03 05:48:33

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Relief flights were grounded for a third-straight day in northern Pakistan's earthquake zone on Tuesday and aid workers scrambled to help cold, wet survivors after two days of heavy snow and rain.

2006-01-01 05:42:11

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Snow and rain across northern Pakistan grounded relief flights on Sunday, giving earthquake survivors and rescuers their first big test of the winter.

2005-12-08 05:47:24

By Suzanna Koster MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two months after Pakistan's killer earthquake, the focus of a huge aid effort is on keeping survivors alive in freezing mountains and preventing disease in crowded tent camps in the valleys.

2005-11-16 08:23:06

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - The United Nations and British military launched an airlift on Wednesday to move hundreds of tonnes of food and shelter to earthquake survivors high in Pakistan's mountains to ensure they survive the winter.

2005-11-15 05:27:45

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Nearly six weeks after Pakistan's killer earthquake, people with untreated injuries are still being brought down from remote mountain settlements.

2005-11-14 10:21:07

By Simon Cameron-Moore DHANNI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Will they stay in the mountains or will they go down to Muzaffarabad, where water and sanitation problems are causing misery for many earthquake survivors? Keith Ursel, emergency field coordinator for the World Food Program in the ruined capital of Pakistani Kashmir, flew into Neelum Valley to find out what villagers in the highlands would do when food supplies run low and the Himalayan winter sets in.

2005-11-14 09:22:48

By Simon Cameron-Moore DHANNI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Will they stay in the mountains or will they go down to Muzaffarabad, where water and sanitation problems are causing misery for many earthquake survivors? Keith Ursel, emergency field coordinator for the World Food Program in the ruined capital of Pakistani Kashmir, flew into Neelum Valley to find out what villagers in the highlands would do when food supplies run low and the Himalayan winter sets in.

2005-11-14 10:44:48

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - The United Nations will launch a major air operation this week to ferry food and other supplies to earthquake survivors high in Pakistan's mountains in a frantic bid to beat the problems of winter.


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