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29 Oct 2008 description
report Oxfam

Thousands urgently need shelter and blankets due to cold weather at altitude

Oxfam will fly a team of four aid experts into the quake zone tomorrow from its base in Islamabad. The team will carry out an assessment and deliver an initial $81,000 aid package for those in need.

One of the Oxfam aid workers who will join the team is Khalid Gill who was in nearby city of Quetta when earthquake struck: "The earthquake struck twice. The first one woke us up at 4.30; it was not all that big a tremor but we all quickly got out of the house and into the street.