Delegates from more than 75 nations and organizations met in Islamabad, Pakistan, last weekend to pledge aid for long-term reconstruction following the October 8th earthquake that destroyed much of the northern part of that country. They pledged more than $5.8 billion in aid, far more than was expected.
But in the earthquake-ravaged north, the winter has set in, and relief workers are struggling to find shelter for more than 3 million homeless survivors.
We speak to Doctor Stephanie Rosborough, senior fellow in international emergency medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, about her recent month-long trip to Pakistan.
This story was produced by Matt Largey.
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This program aired on November 24, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.