I think there's something very poignant about this photo from Balakot in Pakistan of a barber giving a haircut in the rubble: an attempt at civilization in the face of the disaster, made more meaningful by the everydayness of the act.
MEANWHILE, the incidence of pneumonia in the quake zone skyrockets.
UPDATE: The photographer, Ejaz Asi, sends a few more shots from the same sequence:
About the pictures, he says
Just thought to send few more shots from the same series as well as two more 279 and 744. I thought both of them make the same point stronger.
He also send along several from the sequence of people cooking, with the remark:
Just like any other family, this man and boy were also provided food by the camp but they rather chose to make their own, I think, only because they are not used to sitting idle and this is only how they are going to move on with their lives.