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Kashmir earthquake: What happened to 12 years and $6 billion?

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Nadia Naviwala
PEHLWAN/PAKISTAN, 12 May 2017

In the village of Pehlwan, in the mountains of northern Pakistan, two schools have been under construction for more than a decade since being destroyed by an earthquake. They both still lack roofs.

“There's no place for students and teachers to sit. We can teach on warm days, but not when it rains,” said Hussain Shah, a teacher. “By November, we get snow. Until April, even May, it's freezing.”

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