In Photos: Pakistan flood survivors

This week marks six months since the onset of devastating floods in South Asia that wreaked havoc on millions.

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    View the photo slideshow of communities throughout Pakistan that were ravaged by the Indus River floods, which began in late July 2010 and affected around 20 million people.

    Around 2,000 people died, and property damage exceeded $43bn.

    Images are courtesy of Islamic Relief, an NGO that has been active in flood relief efforts.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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