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Pakistan under flood threat

08-18-2011 10:08 BJT

Pakistan's Sindh Province is now under a flood threat due to a torrential downpour. The government has stepped up efforts to provide disaster relief.

According to Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani, helicopters were used to evacuate people stranded by the deluge.

In Bardeen, the worst-hit area, 170 relief camps have been set up. And, 45,000 people have been relocated to the camps.

Villagers wade their to way to higher ground as thousands of people are displaced by rising flood waters.

Pakistani villagers rescue their livestock as their houses are flooded as a result of torrential monsoon rains.

Flood affected women jostle for food distributed near Hyderabad in Pakistan's Sindh province

 

 

 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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