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Millions in need of aid as floods hit Pakistan

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A boy sits on a street stall in a flooded area following heavy rains in Nowshera District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan, 29 August 2022. According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on 27 August, flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed over 1,000 people across Pakistan since mid-June 2022. More than 33 million people have been affected by floods, the country's climate change minister said. EPA
A boy sits on a street stall in a flooded area following heavy rains in Nowshera District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan, 29 August 2022. According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on 27 August, flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed over 1,000 people across Pakistan since mid-June 2022. More than 33 million people have been affected by floods, the country's climate change minister said. EPA
A displaced family wades through a flooded area after heavy rainfall, in Jaffarabad, a district of Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022. Rains have triggered flash floods and wreaked havoc across much of Pakistan since mid-June, leaving 903 dead and about 50,000 people homeless, the country's disaster agency said Wednesday. AP
A displaced family wades through a flooded area after heavy rainfall, in Jaffarabad, a district of Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022. Rains have triggered flash floods and wreaked havoc across much of Pakistan since mid-June, leaving 903 dead and about 50,000 people homeless, the country's disaster agency said Wednesday. AP
A man with his displaced family, taking refuge on a roadside after fleeing their flood-hit homes, gestures towards journalists, in Jaffarabad, a district of Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022. AP
A man with his displaced family, taking refuge on a roadside after fleeing their flood-hit homes, gestures towards journalists, in Jaffarabad, a district of Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022. AP
People wade through a flooded area following heavy rains in Sanghar, Pakistan, 24 August 2022. Flash floods caused by heav?y monsoon rains have killed 830 people, including 313 children, across Pakistan in the last two months. EPA
People wade through a flooded area following heavy rains in Sanghar, Pakistan, 24 August 2022. Flash floods caused by heav?y monsoon rains have killed 830 people, including 313 children, across Pakistan in the last two months. EPA
A displaced family looks out from under a plastic sheet while taking refuge on a roadside after fleeing their flood-hit home, in Jaffarabad, a district of Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022. AP
A displaced family looks out from under a plastic sheet while taking refuge on a roadside after fleeing their flood-hit home, in Jaffarabad, a district of Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022. AP
People use a cart to salvage usable items from their flood-hit homes while they cross a flooded area to reach in higher location, in Tando Jan Muhammad, in southern Pakistan, Wednesday, Heavy rains have triggered flash floods and wreaked havoc across much of Pakistan since mid-June, leaving 903 dead and about 50,000 people homeless, the country's disaster agency said Wednesday. AP
People use a cart to salvage usable items from their flood-hit homes while they cross a flooded area to reach in higher location, in Tando Jan Muhammad, in southern Pakistan, Wednesday, Heavy rains have triggered flash floods and wreaked havoc across much of Pakistan since mid-June, leaving 903 dead and about 50,000 people homeless, the country's disaster agency said Wednesday. AP
Flood affected people stand in a queue as they wait to receive food packets being distributed by Pakistan's army after they were evacuated following heavy monsoon rainfall on the outskirts of Hyderabad in Sindh province on August 24, 2022. AFP
Flood affected people stand in a queue as they wait to receive food packets being distributed by Pakistan's army after they were evacuated following heavy monsoon rainfall on the outskirts of Hyderabad in Sindh province on August 24, 2022. AFP
People move to higher grounds after heavy rains wait for relief in Nawabshah, Pakistan, 25 August 2022. Flash floods caused by heavy monsoon rains have killed 830 people, including 313 children, across Pakistan in the last two months, according to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). EPA
People move to higher grounds after heavy rains wait for relief in Nawabshah, Pakistan, 25 August 2022. Flash floods caused by heavy monsoon rains have killed 830 people, including 313 children, across Pakistan in the last two months, according to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). EPA
People affected by floods take shelter in Hyderabad, Pakistan, 25 August 2022. EPA
People affected by floods take shelter in Hyderabad, Pakistan, 25 August 2022. EPA
Health workers give a treatment to a child after take refuge on a Karachi government girls school after fleeing their flood-hit homes, from different districts of Karachi Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. AP
Health workers give a treatment to a child after take refuge on a Karachi government girls school after fleeing their flood-hit homes, from different districts of Karachi Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. AP
Displaced Pakistani girl pose for photograph after take refuge on a Karachi government girls school after fleeing their flood-hit homes, from different districts of Karachi Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. AP
Displaced Pakistani girl pose for photograph after take refuge on a Karachi government girls school after fleeing their flood-hit homes, from different districts of Karachi Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. AP
A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 22, 2022.  AP
A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 22, 2022. AP
A woman cooks food for her flood affected family at a makeshift camp after heavy monsoon rainfall in Naw?bsh?h district of Sindh province, southern Pakistan on August 25, 2022. AFP
A woman cooks food for her flood affected family at a makeshift camp after heavy monsoon rainfall in Naw?bsh?h district of Sindh province, southern Pakistan on August 25, 2022. AFP
A man (L) along with a youth use a satellite dish to move children across a flooded area after heavy monsoon rainfalls in Jaffarabad district, Balochistan province, on August 26, 2022. AFP
A man (L) along with a youth use a satellite dish to move children across a flooded area after heavy monsoon rainfalls in Jaffarabad district, Balochistan province, on August 26, 2022. AFP
People affected by floods triggered by heavy rains wait for relief in Sukkur Sindh province, Pakistan, 26 August 2022. EPA
People affected by floods triggered by heavy rains wait for relief in Sukkur Sindh province, Pakistan, 26 August 2022. EPA
A general view of flooding pictured in Mingora a town in the Pakistan's northern Swat Valley following heavy monsoon rainfall on August 27, 2022. AFP
A general view of flooding pictured in Mingora a town in the Pakistan's northern Swat Valley following heavy monsoon rainfall on August 27, 2022. AFP
A Pakistani boy site under his stall in a flooded area on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. AP
A Pakistani boy site under his stall in a flooded area on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. AP
A displaced boy who fled his flood-hit home carries food rations as he wades through a flooded area on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022. AP
A displaced boy who fled his flood-hit home carries food rations as he wades through a flooded area on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022. AP
People who fled their flood hit homes stand outside temporary tents set along a road during a heavy monsoon rainfall in Sukkur of Sindh province, on August 27, 2022. AFP
People who fled their flood hit homes stand outside temporary tents set along a road during a heavy monsoon rainfall in Sukkur of Sindh province, on August 27, 2022. AFP
A displaced boy peeks through a hole in a plastic shelter after fleeing his flood-hit home, on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022. AP
A displaced boy peeks through a hole in a plastic shelter after fleeing his flood-hit home, on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022. AP
Local authorities use heavy machinery to rebuild a damaged road after a flood-affected area, in Swat valley, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022. AP
Local authorities use heavy machinery to rebuild a damaged road after a flood-affected area, in Swat valley, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022. AP
Displaced people take refuge along a highway after fleeing from their flood hit homes following heavy monsoon rains in Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on August 28, 2022. AFP
Displaced people take refuge along a highway after fleeing from their flood hit homes following heavy monsoon rains in Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on August 28, 2022. AFP
A displaced child sleeps under a mosquito net in a tent at a makeshift camp after fleeing from flood hit home following heavy monsoon rains in Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on August 29, 2022. AFP
A displaced child sleeps under a mosquito net in a tent at a makeshift camp after fleeing from flood hit home following heavy monsoon rains in Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on August 29, 2022. AFP
Displaced people scuffle to receive relief food box from a government official in a flood hit area following heavy monsoon rains in Sukkur, Sindh province on August 29, 2022. AFP
Displaced people scuffle to receive relief food box from a government official in a flood hit area following heavy monsoon rains in Sukkur, Sindh province on August 29, 2022. AFP
A girl sits amid the rubble of her damaged home after heavy rains in Charsadda, Pakistan, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022. The United Nations and Pakistan have appealed for $160 million in emergency funds for nearly a half million displaced victims of record-breaking floods that have killed more than 1,150 people since mid-June. AP
A girl sits amid the rubble of her damaged home after heavy rains in Charsadda, Pakistan, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022. The United Nations and Pakistan have appealed for $160 million in emergency funds for nearly a half million displaced victims of record-breaking floods that have killed more than 1,150 people since mid-June. AP
A man checks the damage to his house in the aftermath of floods in Charsadda District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan, 29 August 2022. EPA
A man checks the damage to his house in the aftermath of floods in Charsadda District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan, 29 August 2022. EPA
 man checks the damage to his house in the aftermath of floods in Charsadda District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan, 29 August 2022. EPA
man checks the damage to his house in the aftermath of floods in Charsadda District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan, 29 August 2022. EPA


Choi Won-suk wschoi@koreatimes.co.kr


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