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Pakistan Under Water
Millions are homeless and hundreds dead in Pakistan after monsoon rains, but how can this nation rise above the crisis?
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2011 13:43

Recent monsoon floods in Pakistan have affected nine million people and flood-related diseases are rising.

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This comes just a year after "the worst disaster in UN history", floods in 2010 which left one-fifth of the country inundated, 21 million homeless and more than 1000 people dead.

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Critics say the government has failed to learn from past disasters. In some regions, victims are forced to abandon their livelihoods a second time in 13 months. But compassion fatigue means international aid has been slow to trickle in.

101 East asks if Pakistan can rise above this latest crisis.

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