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Woman in wheelchair and her husband looking over the camp of earthquake victims, Pakistan

Looking ahead uncertain future

Special mention
Photographer: Maria Cierna - Bratislava, Slovak Republic

The health impact of natural disasters like earthquakes is not limited to the loss of human life. It includes disabilities caused by injuries and disease. This 29-year-old woman, pictured with her husband, lost two of her three children and was severely injured during the October 2006 earthquake in Pakistan.

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