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Food shortage threatens life in Pakistan

2010-08-24 09:03:45 GMT2010-08-24 17:03:45 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A boy sitting on the ground cries while waiting for an evening food hand out at a centre for flood victims near Nowshera in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 23, 2010. Pakistan braced for more flooding in the south as officials were due to hold talks in Washington on Monday with the International Monetary Fund on how to shore up the battered economy to maintain stability.[Photo/Agencies]

Men and children line up for an evening food handout at a roadside centre for flood victims near Nowshera in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 23, 2010. Pakistan braced for more flooding in the south as officials were due to hold talks in Washington on Monday with the International Monetary Fund on how to shore up the battered economy to maintain stability.[Photo/Agencies]

A boy waits for an evening food handout at a roadside centre for flood victims near Nowshera in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 23, 2010. Pakistan braced for more flooding in the south as officials were due to hold talks in Washington on Monday with the International Monetary Fund on how to shore up the battered economy to maintain stability.[Photo/Agencies]

Volunteers distribute bags of cooked rice at a centre for flood victims near Nowshera in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 23, 2010. Pakistan braced for more flooding in the south as officials were due to hold talks in Washington on Monday with the International Monetary Fund on how to shore up the battered economy to maintain stability.[Photo/Agencies]

A boy bites his bowl as he waits for an evening food handout at a roadside centre for flood victims near Nowshera in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 23, 2010. Pakistan braced for more flooding in the south as officials were due to hold talks in Washington on Monday with the International Monetary Fund on how to shore up the battered economy to maintain stability.[Photo/Agencies]

Pakistan braced for more flooding in the south as officials were due to hold talks in Washington on Monday with the International Monetary Fund on how to shore up the battered economy to maintain stability.

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