Uncovering mental health challenges amidst an environmental crisis in Gilgit Baltistan

Communities in Gilgit Baltistan are still healing after a traumatic landslide reshaped their surroundings in 2010.

Sapna Zamir

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Following a 2010 landslide at Attabad Valley in Gilgit Baltistan, a Pakistan-administered territory, displaced communities in the area are still reeling. The landscape alteration, marked by a massive lake, exacerbates mental health challenges amid environmental shifts. Residents contend with loss of land, limited amenities, and disrupted livelihoods, showcasing resilience in adversity. The film portrays the intricate interplay between humans and environmental crises, emphasizing the critical need for support to navigate these multifaceted challenges.

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