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Flood relief for Pakistan
Salman Ahmad and Peter Gabriel discuss their efforts to keep the world's attention focused on Pakistan's flood victims.
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2010 09:53 GMT

As stories about Pakistan's worst-ever flooding fade from the international media, one of that country's most famous singers Salman Ahmad and renowned rock musician Peter Gabriel have teamed up to keep the story alive.

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On Monday, they will be talking to Riz about how they put together a song for Pakistan's flood relief called Open Your Eyes.

It focuses attention on the millions of victims who are still suffering more than three months after flood waters ravaged a fifth of the nation.

Most are living in crowded relief camps battling hunger, disease and death every day.

Open Your Eyes urges the world to show its compassion for survivors who have lost everything.

You can join the conversation with your questions and comments. Watch the show live on Monday, November 15, at 1630GMT. Repeats air at 2030GMT, and the next day at 0130GMT.

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