Early on October 29, an earthquake measuring a 6.4 on the Richter scale struck the district of Ziarat, Pakistan. MSF's closest team was in Quetta, a two hours drive away.  An assessment team was dispatched followed by mobile and fixed clinics in the Ziarat district.
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I wake up before my alarm goes off at 5 am and sleepily go through my morning routine- bathroom, dress up and have breakfast.  We're in the car by 6 am ready to patrol the coastline of South Yemen to provide assistance to Somali and Ethiopian arrivals from Somalia.  I whisper a short prayer to ask
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Today is Good Friday. May I wish you all a happy Easter Holiday.
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Return again after another emergency C-section at 9pm. It was a woman living far away in a village and was brought in by another NGO this evening. She had twin pregnancy with labour for three days. The baby was caught up. They thought it was a breech presentation.
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Just returned from hospital at 9pm and finished my dinner. We had two emergency obstetric cases again this evening.
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After all these sad stories, let me tell you some cheerful ones.
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After two days chaos in the hospital, we could take a break today.
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