UN Agency Gives Warm Clothing to Young Pakistani Quake Survivors

Children in Danna village now have warm clothing
to help them fend off the biting winds of winter
and bitter cold. © UNHCR/B.Baloch

“As winter tightens its grip on the earthquake-affected mountainous areas near Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, staff of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) are distributing warm clothing to vulnerable young survivors.

Teams from the agency recently made the difficult journey to Danna village, traveling some 30 kilometres north of Muzaffarabad city over curved roads beset by landslides.

UNHCR tents in the village provide temporary shelter to families that lost their homes and many loved ones in the 8 October earthquake that killed more than 73,000 people.” [Read more]