Saturday, October 30, 2010

Pakistan floods - 3 months on: the crisis is far from over

Three months after floods devastated Pakistan, cases of disease are increasing and in the worst hit region, the southern province of Sindh, large areas remain under water. At the same time, warned the international aid agency Oxfam, funds for the UN flood appeal are drying up and thretening the aid and reconstruction effort. As winter approaches, seven million peple are still without adequate shelter. Oxfam called on the donor community to generously fund Pakistan in its time of need

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