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Urgent appeal for medical assistance to Balochistan quake survivors: BNM letter to MSF

doctor-msf-logoOctober 7th, 2013

Chris Lockyear,
Operations Manager
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
333 7th Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001-5004

SUBJECT: Urgent appeal for medical assistance to Balochistan quake survivors

Dear Chris,

We write to you from Awaran where twin quakes recently flattened 95% of the area leaving more than 350,000 people homeless. We the Baloch National Movement (BNM) with the help of Baloch Students Organization – Azad (BSO-A) and a couple of local NGOs, have been tirelessly working to provide relief assistance to the quake victims.
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Why Pakistan doesn’t need foreign aid for quake-hit Balochistan

By Jenny Lei Ravelo

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Frustration is growing among several aid groups pressing for access in Pakistan’s quake-hit Balochistan.

It’s been two weeks since a powerful tremor and aftershock rattled the province, but the government has yet to allow humanitarians in on the action.
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