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Scramble for flood aid in Pakistan

The AP reports today that "new towns in Sindh province are being inundated as embankments constructed to protect cities and towns in the traditional flood plains are now channeling water into new areas," threatening up to 250,000 people.

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Update 11:20 a.m. ET:
The Getty Images picture desk confirms that all of these photographs were taken from the same chopper. We've asked Getty Images whether the first picture, by Daniel Berehulak, are from the same helicopter and scene as the following three by Carl de Souza. Will update here as we learn more.