Wed, Nov 02, 2005 - Page 5 News List

Mercury dips as quake toll nears 60,000

COMPOUNDING MISERY With the Himalayan winter rapidly approaching, UNICEF and others repeated pleas for critical help in finding shelter for some 800,000 people


"The government has no chance of getting us the tents before winter," said Ur-Rahman, 55, who was sharing his crude shelter on the outskirts of Muzaffarabad with five family members.

"Everything that is being done on a large scale is being done by foreigners and non-governmental organizations. The government can help but they're not doing so good," he said.

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