Relief worker Hamid Mehmood says, someone with authority needs to step in and impose some sort of order over the chaos.
"I don't know where they are. For the last five days, I did not see a single official come out and talk to people," said Mr. Mehmood.
Nearly 90 percent of this town was leveled by the earthquake.
In places, it is impossible to distinguish individual houses. All you can see is one enormous pile of concrete rubble stretching on for hundreds of meters.
Where the local school once stood, a Jordanian rescue team is clearing debris around a body.
More than 350 children died here. Just now, workers say, they have found one of their teachers.
The air here is thick with the smell of decomposing bodies, and most people wear surgical masks as they walk through town.