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Floodwaters are moving south in Pakistan but trouble is possibly brewing in the unstable north as well. Special correspondent Saima Mohsin reports on the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Judy Woodruff interviews Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi about what his country needs to help it recover from the massive floods. Qureshi addresses possible donor reluctance by saying most Pakistanis oppose militant groups, and they need relief in the…
Shortages of food and water are still prominent in flooded areas of Pakistan, however more aid arrived from neighboring countries. An aid plane landed in Punjab from China, and Pakistan accepted $5 million aid offer India.
U.N. and U.S. officials declared the Pakistan flooding to be worse than the 2004 Asian tsunami, the 2005 Pakistan earthquake and the Haiti earthquake combined. U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke speaks with Jim Lehrer about the…
The situation for Pakistan flood victims grew more desperate Thursday as people waited hours in line for food and water. Since the flooding began nearly three weeks ago, more than 1,500 people have died and millions have been displaced. Jim…
As the need for aid in Pakistan worsens, new questions are being raised on whether the government can handle a crisis of this magnitude. Gwen Ifill talks to Shuja Nawaz, director of the Southeast Asia Center at the Atlantic Council,…
The Pakistan government is faced with overwhelming troubles due to the widespread floods, including disease, starvation and death. Some question whether it is able of dealing with this crisis. Gwen Ifill speaks with special correspondent Saima Mohsin in Karachi about…
Three more U.S. troops were killed in Afghanistan, bringing the month's death toll to 15. In Pakistan, desperation for aid grew as relief trucks were mobbed by flood victims.
Disease is beginning to spread around refugee camps in flooded Pakistan as rain continues to pour. Jeffrey Brown talks to Michael Young of the International Rescue Committee on the risk of waterborne illness and what measures are being taken to…
Pakistani flood victims protested along a main highway in the southern part of the country for more aid as disease began to spread among refugees in makeshift camps. Special correspondent Saima Moshin reports from Pakistan.
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