The mountains of the Pakistani Himalayas shook on the 8th of October 2005. The earthquake was violently felt in India and in Afghanistan, but above all in Pakistan. Catching the population in their houses and the children at school. Thousands of people were buried under the ruins and three million people were left out in the open.
Three days alter the earthquake, the Spanish Red Cross sent an emergency response unit specialised in basic care and with a team of 14 people.