NewsHour Special Correspondent Jeffrey Kaye is in Pakistan this week, reporting on the aftermath of devastating monsoon flooding that left at least 8 million people in need of aid.
Jeffrey Kaye, NewsHour special correspondent talks with relief workers on the ground in Pakistan.
In the audio slide show below, Kaye narrates photos he took in the field with his impressions from the ground and what’s ahead for Pakistan’s flood victims. For more of Kaye’s reporting from the disaster zone, watch his piece on the threat of waterborne illness, or read his reporter’s notebooks on the scale of the flooding, and surveying the damage with the head of USAID.
Jeffrey Kay talks with relief workers on the ground in Pakistan.
Barber Akbar Shah surveys damage to his house in Zareenabad.
A mobile health unit treating children living with their families in tents by side of highway.
Even though floodwaters have receded in some places in the north, homes are still uninhabitable.
Displaced people living on the median of a highway. Those who lost homes still want to stay close to their land.
The United States has pledged $150 million for flood aid to Pakistan.
USAID Chief Shah
Dr. Rajiv Shah, head of USAID, visits a camp of displaced Pakistanis.
Millions of acres of cropland have been destroyed in the monsoon floods, a major calamity in a country dependent on agriculture.
A USAID shipment of aid is packed onto a helicopter for delivery in hard-to-reach areas of the Swat Valley.
More than 8 million people are in need of assistance after the massive flooding.
Temporari shelters set up along a graveyard.
A mother and child wait to been seen by emergency health workers.
Displaced flood victims fill water bottles at a supply truck.
Playing Near the Water
Boy plays outside of Zareenabad.
People desperate for food are fishing in the contaminated floodwaters.
Children play in the receding waters, which are spreading waterborne illness.
Townspeople take a break from digging out rubble near Peshawar.