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Pakistan drought relief is 'insufficient'

Drought-like conditions have killed around 100, and people say government aid efforts are not enough.

Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 11:51
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Drought-like conditions in parts of Pakistan’s southern Sindh province have sparked a major relief effort by the government.

Around 100 people, including children, have reportedly died in recent months from disease and suspected malnutrition, but the situation in the area has become deeply politicised.  

Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports. 

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