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Flood-hit Pakistan

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A flood victim boy points his toy gun at a baby in a hammock as they play inside their family tent during Eid-al-Fitr celebrations while taking refuge in a relief camp in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province September 11, 2010. Starting nearly six weeks ago, Pakistan's worst ever floods killed more than 1,750 people and inflicted nearly $43 billion (28 billion pounds) worth of damage to infrastructure and agriculture, the mainstay...

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A flood victim kisses his baby at his tent at a relief camp in Nowshera, Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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Razia, a flood victim whose husband died earlier this week is comforted by an aid worker visiting her village during Eid al-Fitr in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Asim Tanveer

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A flood victim stands as children play around him at a relief camp in Charsadda, Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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Flood victims shield themselves from the dust as the helicopter transporting Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani lands at their relief camp in Jampur of Punjab province September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Asim Tanveer

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A young flood victim runs as he plays at a relief camp in Mohib Banda near Charsadda, Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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Flood victims carry their belongings as they wade through floodwaters while heading back to their village in Dadu, some 320 kilometres (198 miles) north of Karachi, September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A flood victim drinks tea in a pan outside his family tent on Eid al-Fitr while taking refuge in a flood relief camp at Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A flood victim takes a bath outside his tent as he prepares for Eid-al-Fitr celebrations while taking refuge in a relief camp for flood victims in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province on September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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Hands decorated with henna for Eid Al-Fitr try to grab aid distributed to Pakistani flood victims at their relief camp in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A flood victim shows her hands decorated by aid workers with henna as Pakistani Muslims prepare to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, at their relief camp in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 10, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Pakistani flood victims inspect the damage around the small Sadikiya mosque at their flooded village after praying on the Eid Al-Fitr, in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Flood victims are seen at the remains of their home as they return trying to rebuild their lives in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 8, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Flood victims wade through floodwaters while they leave their village of Bello Patan for higher ground in Dadu, some 320 kilometres (198 miles) north of Karachi, September 13, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A flood victim waits for food handouts while taking refuge with his family at a relief camp for flood victims in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province September 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A flood victim stands at her family's tent in a flood relief camp in Charsadda, Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province September 9, 2010. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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A flood victim carries a hand made rope bed on his back as he walks to his village in Khairpur district, Pakistan's Sindh province September 10, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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Izzat, 7, who is a flood victim, plays with a disposable syringe while taking refuge with her family in a relief camp for victims in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province September 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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Flood victims struggle for aid being distributed to their relief camp in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 7, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Children, who are flood victims, wait for food outside their tent while taking refuge with their family in a relief camp for flood victims in Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province September 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A flood victim pushes a cart of materials to build at an abandoned school where his family found shelter in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 7, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Mashooq Ali, 7, uses a plastic bag to protect himself from the wind while taking refuge with his family in a makeshift relief camp for flood victims in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province September 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A Pakistani boy reacts as a nurse gives him an injection at a medical camp in Charsadda, Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province September 6, 2010. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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Flood victims find shelter from the storm in an abandoned building of their encampment in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 4, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A flood victim and resident of Jam Muhammad village at Indus river bank waits for a boat at Ghotki, 65 km (40 miles) from Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province September 3, 2010. REUTERS/Athar Hussain

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Flies sit on the face of one-year-old Zameera while she takes refuge with her family in a relief camp for flood victims in Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province, September 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A relative holds the body of five-day-old Akash, who are flood victims, during his funeral in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 6, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A boy who is a victim of the flood rests on his bed at a relief camp in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 2, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A boy and his mother, who are flood victims, helps her wash her hair at a relief camp in Charsadda, Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province September 6, 2010. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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Flood victims left without receiving aid for three days wait for food donated by a group calling themselves Muslim brothers in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 2, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Amira, 2, a flood victim suffering from skin and stomach problems, cries at a hospital in Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province, September 1, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Flies fly around a sick girl who is a flood victim, at the relief camp set-up for victims in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province, August 31, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Two-year-old Saghar, who is a flood victim, has water poured on him during a bath while taking refuge with his family in a relief camp for flood victims in Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province on September 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A sick flood victim, Gulzar, 9, lies on his mother's lap in a private hospital which was converted into a flood relief camp providing free medical treatment at Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province September 5, 2010. REUTE/Athar Hussain

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Flood victims left without receiving aid for three days run after the truck to reach for food donated by a group calling themselves Muslim brothers in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 2, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A Pakistani soldier throws food supplies to a flood victim in Rajanpur district of Pakistan's Punjab province, August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

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Flood victims show their ID cards to receive food rations at a distribution centre in Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province, August 25, 2010. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

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Children affected by the flood run along a truck spraying water at the Al Mujahid Army Relief Camp for flood victims in Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province, August 25, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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Flood victims sit on the roof of a building while awaiting rescue by an army helicopter in Sujawal, in Pakistan's Sindh province, August 30, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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Taj Mohammad sits on a boat with his family while they were rescued by volunteers in a flooded village in Shahdadkot, in Pakistan's Sindh province, August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A boy asks for an evening food handout at a centre for flood victims near Nowshera in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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Flood victims cross a flooded road at Karamdad Qureshi village in Dera Ghazi Khan district of Punjab province, August 21, 2010. REUTERS/Asim Tanveer

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A man picks through items from his destroyed home in a village on the outskirts of Peshawar in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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A child cries during the evening meal at a road-side camp for flood victims near Shabar Jangi on the outskirts of Peshawar in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, August 22, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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A man climbs onto a truck which was stuck when it passed through a flooded road at Karamdad Qureshi village in Dera Ghazi Khan district of Punjab province, August 21, 2010. REUTERS/Asim Tanveer

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Residents move their cattle through floodwaters in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province, August 19, 2010. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

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A baby girl cries as she receives treatment at a road-side medical centre for flood victims on the outskirts of Peshawar, located in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, August 20, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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A flood victim holds damaged railway tracks while crossing the floodwaters to reach his village in Sultan Kot, in Pakistan's Sindh province, August 17, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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Flood victims hang on to the back of a truck while evacuating from Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province, August 16, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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An aerial view of the flooded Jafarabad district in Pakistan's Baluchistan province, August 17, 2010. REUTERS/Rizwan Saeed

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A flood victim holding her sibling during a downpour weeps after having rice, donated by passing vehicles, snatched from her as she took refuge roadside with thousands of other internally displaced in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province, August 16, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Villagers use tractors and trucks to cross flood waters in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province, August 16, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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An Army crewman drops relief supplies to flood victims, taking refuge on a levy, from a helicopter in Pakistan's Rajanpur district in Punjab province, August 15, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Flood victims, seen from an Army helicopter, take refuge under a date tree in Pakistan's Rajanpur district in Punjab province, August 15, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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An Army helicopter drops relief supplies to flood victims in Pakistan's Rajanpur district in Punjab province, August 15, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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A young flood victim holds out a pot for food while racing after a vehicle with others taking refuge along a roadside in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district in Punjab province, August 13, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Residents evacuting through flood waters dodge an army truck carrying relief supplies for flood victims in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district in Punjab province, August 11, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Marooned flood victims looking to escape grab the side bars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province, August 7, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Two-year-old Nihar Bibi sits on ground along with livestock after fleeing from flood water with her family in Sukkur at Pakistan's Sindh province, August 9, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A man marooned by flood waters, alongside his livestock, waves towards an Army helicopter for relief handouts in the Rajanpur district of Pakistan's Punjab province, August 9, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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Flood victims wade through waist deep waters while awaiting rescue by an Army helicopter in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province, August 9, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Peoples holding candles walk on a damaged road during a candlelight vigil for the victims of Friday's flash floods in Leh, east of Srinagar, August 11, 2010. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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Flood victims are rescued by boat in Baseera, a village located in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province, August 10, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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Mohammad Omer stands with his belongings on a road while fleeing from rising flood waters in his village Karam Pur, near Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province, August 11, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A family fleeing flood waters board a truck with bamboo support, while looking for higher grounds in Khan por village in Sukkur at Pakistan's Sindh province, August 9, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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Flood victims raise their hands to collect relief supplies from the Army in Nowshera, located in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 4, 2010. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

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A man consoles his family members after they returned to find their homes destroyed after heavy floods in Nowshera, located in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, August 3, 2010. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

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Flood victim Lal Khan, 70, wades through waist deep waters in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district in Punjab province, August 11, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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An army soldier looks to drop cooked rice to flood victims below from a helicopter over Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province, August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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A man walks through a flooded house in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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A family wades through flood waters while evacuating Baseera, a village in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province, August 10, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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A man wades through flood waters towards a naval boat while evacuating his children in Sukkur, located in Pakistan's Sindh province, August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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Pakistanis sit on the floor of a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter during an evacuation mission from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, August 4, 2010. REUTERS/Horace Murray/U.S. Army/Handout

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An aerial view over Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province is seen from an Army helicopter on August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Residents walk past dead livestock after flood waters receded in Nowshera, located in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, August 1, 2010. . REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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