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Medical personnel in Pakistan are working to control the spread of flood-related waterborne disease, but they face a monumental task as the humanitarian crisis worsens. Special correspondent Jeffrey Kaye reports.
In the day's other news, the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Rajiv Shah, visited Pakistan and made a pledge for additional U.S. aid.
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…
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…
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…
The United Nations announced a goal to raise $460 million for Pakistani flood victims. More than 300,000 homes have been destroyed and 14 million people have been affected by the three-week-old disaster. Gwen Ifill speaks with John Holmes, U.N. under-secretary…
In other news, heavy smog from wildfires and other related causes have doubled Moscow's daily death toll bringing it up to 700. In Pakistan, more than 13 million people have now been affected by the monsoon flooding as the water…
The numbers of those affected by the floods in Pakistan have climbed to more than 4 million. The forecast is calling for more monsoon rains for the next three days. Jonathan Miller of Independent Television News reports from Punjab Province…
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