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Saving lives in Kashmir

"From the Field" series

31-10-2005 Film Ref. V-F-CR-F-00890-V

When the earthquake of October 2005 struck the mountainous regions of Kashmir, it caused thousands of deaths and left millions homeless. The ICRC found itself in a race against time to help the sufferers. Eight-year-old Sony is one of the evacuees - his hand is saved by an operation in Muzaffarabad Field Hospital.


  • Copyright: ICRC
  • Release year: 2005
  • Production locations: Pakistan
  • Running time: 8 min
  • Languages available: English, French
  • Type of product: DVD
  • Price: CHF 2.-
  • Reference: V-F-CR-F-00890-V

Designed for TV broadcast, the From the Field series is available in French as well as English and international versions, and in a variety of formats.