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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.
By Robert Birsel ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Most of the tents handed out to Pakistani earthquake survivors are incapable of withstanding the winter and the focus of relief efforts is now on other ways to ensure people stay warm, aid officials said on Friday.
By Abu Arqam Naqash BHERI, Pakistan (Reuters) - With winter starting to set in, some survivors of Pakistan's earthquake are without shelter, sufficient food or warm clothing nearly eight weeks after the disaster struck, aid officials said on Wednesday.
By Abdul Wahid Kiani PIEER CHANASI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan's earthquake zone got it's first harsh winter weather on Sunday, with rain and snow bringing relief operations to a halt, and gloom to survivors.
By Suzanna Koster BALAKOT, Kashmir (Reuters) - A clear warning of the second calamity facing quake-stricken Kashmiris is etched into the face of Gulaam Rabani.
By Simon Cameron-Moore MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - One month after Pakistan's devastating earthquake, aid agencies are facing a cash crisis as the threat of disease and death looms over vast numbers of homeless survivors and a bitter winter closes in.
By Simon Cameron-Moore MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - One month after Pakistan's devastating earthquake aid agencies are facing a cash crisis as the threat of disease and death looms over vast numbers of homeless survivors and a bitter winter closes in.
By Simon Cameron-Moore MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Underfunded aid agencies were struggling on Saturday to head off a second wave of deaths in Pakistan as a bitter Himalayan winter closed in four weeks after a giant tremor killed more than 73,000 people.
By Robert Birsel SERAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - "They should just give us a tent and go to hell," said Mohammad Farooq when relief workers suggested the survivors of Pakistan's devastating earthquake come down from the mountains to where they could be looked after.
By Athar Hussain KARACHI (Reuters) - Pakistani tent makers said on Friday they are struggling to meet a government demand for 8,000 tents a day to shelter some two million survivors of the October 8 earthquake before winter sets in.
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