Balakot, North West Frontier Province (NWFP), PAKISTAN
Refugee camps on the road to Balakot. Approximately five million people lost their homes and many are still living in refugee camps three months after the 2005 Kashmir earthquake. The 7.6 magnitude quake that hit the area on 8th October 2005 killed over 80,000 people. Balakot was one of the worst hit towns as it was situated close to the epicentre of the earthquake.