Saving lives in the aftermath of Pakistan's earthquake

Khabir Ahmad

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The biggest earthquake to hit Pakistan in 100 years shook the mountainous northern areas on Oct 8. At least 40 000 people have died, but the crisis is far from over. The UN is now warning of a "disaster within a disaster" if relief agencies do not coordinate their efforts. Khabir Ahmad reports.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1423-1424
Number of pages2
JournalThe Lancet
Issue number9495
Publication statusPublished - 22 Oct 2005
Externally publishedYes


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