Slide Show: Disease Outbreaks Feared as Pakistan’s Floodwaters Spread

BY Talea Miller  August 19, 2010 at 3:43 PM EDT

Mother with her sick son; AFP/Getty ImagesAn estimated 4 million people are now homeless and 20 million affected by the severe monsoon-season flooding in Pakistan. Access to clean water and medical services is limited, driving up the risk for disease outbreaks.

UNICEF’s senior emergency health adviser, Robin Nandy, spoke with the NewsHour from UNICEF headquarters about the situation on the ground and what humanitarian workers are expecting to see as the crisis continues.