Kashmir winter

Relief is us
This year’s natural disasters—a tsunami in South Asia, a series of brutal hurricanes in the Gulf and a massive earthquake in Kashmir—are enough to make Left Behind enthusiasts see portents of the end times. The earthquake in Kashmir is perhaps the most devastating of all. It has already killed 80,000 people. Many victims, trapped in the largely inaccessible Himalayan highlands, are facing a brutal winter without food, shelter and medical care. The United Nations has increased its goal of aid to be supplied by industrialized nations from $312 million to $550 million.

 

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