Disease fear for flood-hit Pakistan

Fresh downpours hamper relief work and raise risk of epidemics in southern Sindh province.

    Fresh floods have hit Pakistan's Sindh province, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee from their homes and hampering relief efforts in an area already devastated by record-breaking rain.


    Floodwaters have submerged dozens more towns and villages in the country's south as the Indus river breaches its banks yet again, a sign that the worst is yet to come.

    Doctors have warned that stagnant water and unsanitary conditions could cause a disease pandemic.

    Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from a rural health centre in Sindh's Khanpur district.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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