Pakistan earthquake: six months after
8 October - 8 April - Six months after
the earthquake, reconstruction has begun in countless villages and hamlets.
The internally displaced persons are gradually returning to their
place of origin.
The relief efforts have been relatively
successful. A second wave of deaths was avoided. No massive
population movements took place. No epidemics broke out. More
than 500,000 tents were delivered; some 5 million-iron sheets were distributed;
over 6 million blankets/quilts were provided. A nutrition survey