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Pakistan flooding leaves hundreds of thousands homeless

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People flee flooded areas in Tando Muhammad Khan, Sindh province, Pakistan on Sept. 14. The death toll in floods triggered by monsoon rains in southern Pakistan has risen to 218, with 5.3 million affected. Millions of people in the rural areas of Sindh are still recovering from the 2010 floods, the worst ever recorded in the country.

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A local resident drives his donkey cart through a flooded street in the flood-hit Badin district of Sindh province on September 14.

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Pakistani flood affected villagers unload from a truck as they arrive at a dry location in the flood-hit Badin district of Sindh province on September 14. Pakistan called on the world to speed up relief efforts after torrential rains exacerbated major floods, killing 270 people and making another 200,000 homeless in the south of the country.

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Pakistani flood affected villagers struggle to receive food handouts at a makeshift camp in Hyderabad on Sept. 14.

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Pakistani villagers take shelter on a dry patch in the flood-hit Badin district of Sindh province on September 14. Pakistan called on the world to speed up relief efforts after torrential rains exacerbated major floods, killing 270 people and making another 200,000 homeless in the south of the country.

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