UPDATE: From the Rise-Pak site, this report:"Lamnian, Tehsil Hattian has blocked road access so no relief has reached. Although a helicopter has heli-dropped some food and other necessities."
No tools, no roads, little hope in Lamnian
In the remote quake-hit mountain village of Lamnian, most homes have been destroyed, there are no tools to sift through the rubble and residents are busy burying the dead.
Hope of finding survivors in the ruins was virtually nil as rescue efforts have ground to a standstill, according to Jan-Peter Stellema, who works for the Paris-based medical aid charity Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) in Lamnian.
“I’ve seen very little rescue operations going on today and when I ask people, sometimes they say, ‘Well, we heard them yesterday but then they died’,
Relief Map Markers
A map for coordinating publicly available data about the 10/8/05 Earthquake and its aftershocks. Viewers may add their own information. This map is editable directly by users. Also, you may email me at kathryn.cramer at gmail.com. CommunityWalk Tutorials have specific instruction.
To provide information via SMS, post it to the SMS Quake Blog: In Pakistan, you can send an SMS to Imran Hashmi at +923008568418 to provide information about the situation in earthquake-affected areas. Please give your location and name in your message. Also, you can can email sms2blog AT gmail DOT com. (If you enter the information via SMS there, I can add it to this map by hand.)
Click on the Tabs to display names of the markers in various configurations. Or run the mouse over a label to see what it represents. Click on markers for further information.
There have been twenty-nine aftershocks in the quadrant defined by the coordinates 34.865, 72.974), (34.865,73.302), (34.56, 72.974), (34.56, 73,302); 26 of which are 5.0 and up, the largest at 6.3. UPDATE 10/23: There was a 6.0 earthquake at 34.880°N, 73.030°E, about 85 miles north of Islamabad this morning.
-- Kathryn Cramer