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Country hit by unprecedented floods

11 September 2022

More than 1,340 people have been killed, and some 1.4 million homes have been destroyed amid record monsoon rains which have triggered unprecedented floods across Pakistan. Described as the worst climate-induced disaster in recent world history, the flooding has inundated a third of the country, displacing over 600,000 people and affecting more than 33 million people in total. As aid agencies warn of increasing illness in relief camps, the Pakistani government has struggled to devise a comprehensive disaster response plan in the face of limited resources and other economic woes.

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