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Aug. 3, 2010
Flooding Devastates Northwest Pakistan
Torrential rains beginning last week triggered flash floods around Pakistan. AFP/Getty
Wading through the streets of Lahore
About 2 million people were forced to leave their homes because of the floods. AFP/Getty
Scrambling to safety
Flood victims told Reuters they were given no warning of the rains, and have received little help from authorities. AFP/Getty
Floods survivors swarm an army helicopter to evacuate a town in Swat valley after flooding. AFP/Getty
Flood survivors carried belongs as they evacuated their homes, looking for shelter and food aid. AFP/Getty
A Pakistani man gathers some of his belongings from his flooded home. AFP/Getty
Field hospital in an old college
With infrastructure washed out and dirty water all around, fear of waterborne disease outbreaks is high.
More rain is expected to hit Pakistan, worsening the situation for the country's many displaced. AFP/Getty
The U.N. is warning that an estimated 1.8 million people will need food and care in the coming weeks. AFP/Getty
Pakistani women pray at sunset by the Ravi river in Lahore. AFP/Getty
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As many as 1,500 people have died and 2 million forced to flee their homes in the worst flooding in Pakistan's history.
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