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Severe Flooding in Pak-HELP-HELP-HELP

Severe Flooding in Pak-HELP-HELP-HELP

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To share the relief and sufferings being faced by People of Pakistan. Please help to overcome their sufferings.
To share the relief and sufferings being faced by People of Pakistan. Please help to overcome their sufferings.

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Severe flooding in Pakistan 
It is only the start of the monsoon season, but already Pakistan is experiencing some of the worst flooding it has seen in over80 years. Entire villages have been washed away, an early estimate of over 1,600 deaths so far and over 2 million displaced orotherwise affected. Not only is the immediate water damage causing havoc, the floods have inundated crop-producing areas,dealing a crippling blow to the agricultural-based economy and threatening a food crisis. The Pakistani government now struggles to rescue and provide aid to millions - while still fighting with militant Islamist forces in many of the hardest-hitregions. With even more heavy rains predicted in the coming days, here are a handful of recent photographs of Pakistanis asthey cope with this latest disaster. (
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A boy hangs on to the front of a cargo truck while passing through a flooded road in Risalpur, located in Nowshera District in Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province July30, 2010. (REUTERS/Adrees Latif)
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Men take refuge on a boat during heavy rain in Pakistan's Nowshera District on July 29, 2010. (REUTERS/K. Parvez) #
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Residents watch water pour through a street on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan on July 28, 2010. (A Majeed/AFP/Getty Images) #
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