A refugee camp along the main road to Balakot. The old man broke his back during the earthquake and has been in bed ever since.His son are taking care of his sick father in the camp. Balakot, Pakistan, January 24, 2006.
Abdul Quyum (60) (center) has been looking for his brother, who died in the eartquake, for three months. Now he has found his brother and he will take the remainings back to his home village. Balakot, Pakistan, January 27, 2006.
Prayer inside the damaged mosque in the village Jiggan. The mosque collapsed during the earthquake. A school was situated under the mosque, and several children was killed instantly. Jiggan, Pakistan, January 25, 2006.
In the ruins of the shops in Balakot, the buisness are starting to recover. Medicines are sold on the street. The salesman Sherali Armani uses humor to speed up his buisness. Balakot, Pakistan, January 26, 2006.
The clean-up has been going on for three months in Balakot. Workers from all over the country are participating. The lack of modern equipement means that most of the work is done manually. Balakot, Pakistan, January 25, 2006.
The earthquake in Kashmir, Pakistan, on the 8th of October 2005, killed more than 80.000 people. The city of Balakot was one of the worst hit towns, as it was close to where the 7.6-magnitude quake was centered. Three months after the earthquake,…