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Pakistani families flee their homes due

2010-08-11 05:40:25 GMT2010-08-11 13:40:25 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Pakistani families flee their homes due to heavy flooding in Muzaffargarh, Pakistan on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. Pakistan will need billions of dollars torecover from its worst floods in history, further straining a country already dependent on foreign aid to prop up its economy and back its war against Islamist militants, the U.N. said. (AP Photo/K.M.Chaudary)

Pakistani families flee their homes due to heavy flooding in Muzaffargarh, Pakistan on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. Pakistan will need billions of dollars torecover from its worst floods in history, further straining a country already dependent on foreign aid to prop up its economy and back its war against Islamist militants, the U.N. said. (AP Photo/K.M.Chaudary)

Pakistani families flee their homes due to heavy flooding in Muzaffargarh, Pakistan on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. Pakistan will need billions of dollars torecover from its worst floods in history, further straining a country already dependent on foreign aid to prop up its economy and back its war against Islamist militants, the U.N. said. (AP Photo/K.M.Chaudary)

A flood-affected man sits over debris of his house collapsed by flooding in Nowshera, northwest Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. The number of people sufferingfrom the massive floods in Pakistan exceeds 13 million, more than the combined total of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the 2005 Kashmir earthquake and the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the United Nations said Monday.

Pakistani families flee their homes due to heavy flooding in Muzaffargarh, Pakistan on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. Pakistan will need billions of dollars torecover from its worst floods in history, further straining a country already dependent on foreign aid to prop up its economy and back its war against Islamist militants, the U.N. said.

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