A Third Of Pakistan Is Underwater, Millions Affected

Kamal, eight months and suffering from dehydration and diarrhea, is carried through a section of water as his family struggles to make their way home through the flooded areas between the cities of Shikarpur and Jacobabad in the Sindh Province of Pakistan. (Photo Credit: Colin Crowley, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0, unedited).

About one-third of Pakistan is now underwater as monsoon rains and flooding have caused the country’s worst flood in a decade. Flooding has affected mostly the southern province of Sindh, Baluchistan, and regions of Punjab as Pakistan received three times its average rainfall for August. According to Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Agency, more than 1,300 […]