BBC Homepage World Service Education
BBC Homepagelow graphics version | feedback | help
BBC News Online
 You are in: World: South Asia
Front Page 
Middle East 
South Asia 
From Our Own Correspondent 
Letter From America 
UK Politics 
Talking Point 
In Depth 

Thursday, 1 February, 2001, 10:50 GMT
In pictures: Aid operation in Gujarat
Aid workers in Gujarat are focusing on improving sanitation and providing relief supplies to the victims of last week's earthquake. Relief agencies are struggling to distribute aid to those most in need.

Girl from Rapar village sit on the ruins of her home
Health officials say sanitation is becoming a problem.

Wrecked houses in Rapar village,
Corpses decomposing under rubble are now posing a health risk.

Traffic jam on a highway between Bacaho and Ahmedabad.
Traffic jams, damaged roads and a lack of trucks are hindering the delivery of aid.

Norwegian Red Cross official builds shower.
Aid agencies are drawing up a four-month plan to provide basic necessities.

Boy receiving first aid
Many of those injured are now receiving medical attention in makeshift hospitals.

Villagers run for relief supplies in Ratnal
Villagers in outlying areas are desperate for supplies

Kuntal Thakkar survived six days under rubble
Kuntal Thakkar, 22, was rescued on Wednesday, but hope is fading for others trapped in rubble.

Click here to see earlier pictures of the devastation caused by the quake.

Search BBC News Online
Internet links:

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

Links to more South Asia stories are at the foot of the page.

E-mail this story to a friend

Links to more South Asia stories