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Saturday, 3 February, 2001, 14:35 GMT
In pictures: Struggle to survive
Eight days after India's most powerful earthquake in half a century, medics and aid workers struggle to help the hundreds of thousands left homeless and injured.


Women sit at a makeshift camp, their homes destroyed
Some survivors sit at a makeshift camp ...

Batu Visram looks for possessions in the wreckage of his home near Anjar, India
.... while others pick through the ruins of their homes

A man and his granddaughter try to keep warm in Bachao
People try to keep warm as temperatures plunge

Urmila Arjun, 9, at a field hospital sponsored by Ford
A girl cries as medics set her broken leg

A woman after receiving aid
Survivors collect food aid ....

Food aid queue, 3 Feb 2001
... after waiting in queues

Demolition of an unsafe building in Ahmedabad
Many buildings, rendered unsafe by the quake, are being demolished

5-year-old Shikha during a memorial procession in  Chandigarh, northern India
A candle-light memorial a week after the quake

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

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