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05 Nov 2008 description

November 5, 2008, Los Angeles, Calif. - International Medical Corps' (IMC) mobile medical units are bringing emergency health services to earthquake survivors in northeastern Pakistan. The medical team has already treated more than 650 people throughout District Ziarat, an area badly hit by last week's earthquake.

31 Oct 2008 description

The quake, measuring 6.5 in magnitude, followed by several aftershocks, the highest at 6.2, struck just northeast of Baluchistan's provincial capital of Quetta and has caused widespread damage in the region. International Medical Corps, which has been operating in Pakistan since 1984, is sending an emergency response team to assess health, shelter, food and water needs and assist in the delivery of medical care and supplies. As winter approaches, those with damaged or destroyed homes face increasing risks from exposure to the cold temperatures.

29 Oct 2008 description

Los Angeles, Calif. - International Medical Corps (IMC) is responding to a series of earthquakes in western Pakistan on Wednesday that have killed at least 160 people, injured hundreds, and left thousands homeless.

The quake, measuring 6.5 in magnitude, followed by several aftershocks, the highest at 6.2, struck just northeast of Baluchistan's provincial capital of Quetta and has caused widespread damage in the region.