Earthquake death toll rises to 54,000: Sherpao
"The government is striving to shelter quake survivors in tent villages, but many people are not ready to leave their areas." he said.
Sherpao said every effort was being made to bridge the gap between demand and supply of tents. The Minister said that relief operations were continuing in full swing in the affected areas. He urged people staying near their devatasted homes at high altitudes to come down so that they could be provided with adequate shelter, medical help and items of daily use.