Pakistan faces health crisis after floods

Doctors warn that thousands of displaced people are under threat of disease as many become ill in temporary camps.

    Doctors in Pakistan's flood-hit areas are warning that a major health crisis is unfolding, as thousands of displaced people become ill in temporary camps.

    Abdominal problems and skin diseases are becoming common after floods devastated large parts of the country's north.

    Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports from Punjab province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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