Kashmir Earthquake 2005
Kashmir Earthquake 2005

Families displaced by the earthquake living in makeshift shelter Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 20, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Kashmir Earthquake 2005
Kashmir Earthquake 2005

Families displaced by the earthquake living in makeshift shelter Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 20, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

 A young boy in the rubble during   Eid  al-Fitr in  Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

A young boy in the rubble during Eid al-Fitr in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Kashmir Earthquake 2005
Kashmir Earthquake 2005

A car crushed under a building in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 1, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Kashmir Earthquake 2005
Kashmir Earthquake 2005

The destroyed town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 21, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

  A father carries his injured daughter through the destroyed town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 18, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

A father carries his injured daughter through the destroyed town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 18, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

  The Pakistan army remove a body from a destroyed building in the town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 16, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

The Pakistan army remove a body from a destroyed building in the town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 16, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

  Aerial view of Muzaffarabad city, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 27, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Aerial view of Muzaffarabad city, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 27, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

  The destroyed city of Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 18, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

The destroyed city of Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 18, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

  A passenger bus struggles to make the destroyed roads up the mountain after the roads were destroyed near Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

A passenger bus struggles to make the destroyed roads up the mountain after the roads were destroyed near Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

  Aerial view of zero-point where the mountain rose by 30m when the earthquake struck, Muzaffarabad, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 25, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Aerial view of zero-point where the mountain rose by 30m when the earthquake struck, Muzaffarabad, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 25, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

 Young boy removing rubble from building during   Eid  al-Fitr  in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Young boy removing rubble from building during Eid al-Fitr in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

  A temporary shop in zero-point where the mountain rose by 30m when the earthquake struck, Muzaffarabad, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 25, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

A temporary shop in zero-point where the mountain rose by 30m when the earthquake struck, Muzaffarabad, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 25, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

  Earthquake survivors in makeshift shelter in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October18, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

Earthquake survivors in makeshift shelter in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October18, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

  Thousands of people displaced by the earthquake wait for food and medical help in Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 13, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

Thousands of people displaced by the earthquake wait for food and medical help in Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 13, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

  A family wait in a field hospital for medical help in Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 13, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

A family wait in a field hospital for medical help in Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 13, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

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  Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.    

Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

 

  Mules carrying aid thousands of feet above Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

Mules carrying aid thousands of feet above Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

  Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.    

Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

 

  Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.    

Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

 

  Aerial view of the destroyed town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.    

Aerial view of the destroyed town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

 

 A young girl in the rubble during  Eid  al-Fitr in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

A young girl in the rubble during Eid al-Fitr in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

  Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.    

Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

 

  German army helicopters delivering aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

German army helicopters delivering aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

  German army helicopters delivering aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

German army helicopters delivering aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

  Villagers carrying relief after the German army helicopters delived aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

Villagers carrying relief after the German army helicopters delived aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

  Villagers washing clothes thousands of feet up near the LOC, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

Villagers washing clothes thousands of feet up near the LOC, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

Kashmir Earthquake 2005
Kashmir Earthquake 2005
 A young boy in the rubble during   Eid  al-Fitr in  Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 
Kashmir Earthquake 2005
Kashmir Earthquake 2005
  A father carries his injured daughter through the destroyed town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 18, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 
  The Pakistan army remove a body from a destroyed building in the town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 16, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 
  Aerial view of Muzaffarabad city, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 27, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 
  The destroyed city of Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 18, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 
  A passenger bus struggles to make the destroyed roads up the mountain after the roads were destroyed near Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 
  Aerial view of zero-point where the mountain rose by 30m when the earthquake struck, Muzaffarabad, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 25, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 
 Young boy removing rubble from building during   Eid  al-Fitr  in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 
  A temporary shop in zero-point where the mountain rose by 30m when the earthquake struck, Muzaffarabad, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 25, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 
  Earthquake survivors in makeshift shelter in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October18, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.
  Thousands of people displaced by the earthquake wait for food and medical help in Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 13, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.
  A family wait in a field hospital for medical help in Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 13, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.
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  Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.    
  Mules carrying aid thousands of feet above Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.
  Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.    
  Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.    
  Aerial view of the destroyed town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.    
 A young girl in the rubble during  Eid  al-Fitr in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 
  Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.    
  German army helicopters delivering aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.
  German army helicopters delivering aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.
  Villagers carrying relief after the German army helicopters delived aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.
  Villagers washing clothes thousands of feet up near the LOC, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.
Kashmir Earthquake 2005

Families displaced by the earthquake living in makeshift shelter Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 20, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Kashmir Earthquake 2005

Families displaced by the earthquake living in makeshift shelter Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 20, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

A young boy in the rubble during Eid al-Fitr in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Kashmir Earthquake 2005

A car crushed under a building in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 1, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Kashmir Earthquake 2005

The destroyed town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 21, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

A father carries his injured daughter through the destroyed town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 18, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

The Pakistan army remove a body from a destroyed building in the town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October 16, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Aerial view of Muzaffarabad city, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 27, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

The destroyed city of Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 18, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

A passenger bus struggles to make the destroyed roads up the mountain after the roads were destroyed near Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Aerial view of zero-point where the mountain rose by 30m when the earthquake struck, Muzaffarabad, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 25, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Young boy removing rubble from building during Eid al-Fitr in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

A temporary shop in zero-point where the mountain rose by 30m when the earthquake struck, Muzaffarabad, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 25, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Earthquake survivors in makeshift shelter in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, October18, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

Thousands of people displaced by the earthquake wait for food and medical help in Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 13, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

A family wait in a field hospital for medical help in Bagh, Kashmir, Pakistan, October 13, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

 

Mules carrying aid thousands of feet above Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

 

Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

 

Aerial view of the destroyed town of Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

 

A young girl in the rubble during Eid al-Fitr in Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 11, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. 

Aerial view of destroyed villages and towns around Balakot, NWFP, Pakistan, November 12, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

 

German army helicopters delivering aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

German army helicopters delivering aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

Villagers carrying relief after the German army helicopters delived aid in Paras, NWFP, Pakistan, November 2, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

Villagers washing clothes thousands of feet up near the LOC, Kashmir, Pakistan, November 8, 2005. (Photo / Mark Pearson) The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began.

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