Pakistan rebuilding flood-hit homes

Communities fear isolation if roads and bridges not reconstructed before winter.

    The worst floods in the history of Pakistan are estimated to have affected more than 20 million people across the country.

    The government estimates that 90 per cent of those displaced by the floods have now returned home.

    The United Nations has given $688m to help Pakistan rebuild after the floods, but in many parts of the country the task of rebuilding has been left to the flood-hit communities themselves.

    With winter fast approaching, thousands people are under pressure to rebuild their villages before the cold weather sets in.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from Swat Valley.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.