12 Nov

Earthquake Report 2005

I just got back to Karachi after spending two weeks filming in Balakot.

Balakot is a small town in the North West Frontier Province of
Pakistan, about 60 miles north of Islamabad. Located near the quake’s
epicenter, it is said to be among the worst devastated.

We visited a few small villages up in the mountains around Balakot,
and everywhere we went it was the same story. The people in these
areas depend on subsistence farming and their livestock for survival.
A large number of the livestock has been killed, and the remaining is
without any sort of shelter. Read More