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Flood survivors in Pakistan threatened by disease

2010-08-27 09:02:47 GMT2010-08-27 17:02:47 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A Pakistani flood-affected boy receives medical treatment at a camp in Risalpur, northwest Pakistan, Aug. 27, 2010. The floods have killed over 1,500 people and affected up to 20 million nationwide in the country's worst natural disaster, with the threat of disease ever present in the camps sheltering survivors. (Xinhua/Saeed Ahmad)

A Pakistani flood-affected boy receives medical treatment at a camp in Risalpur, northwest Pakistan, Aug. 27, 2010. The floods have killed over 1,500 people and affected up to 20 million nationwide in the country's worst natural disaster, with the threat of disease ever present in the camps sheltering survivors. (Xinhua/Saeed Ahmad)

Pakistani flood-affected boys wait for relief food at a camp in Risalpur, northwest Pakistan, Aug. 27, 2010. The floods have killed over 1,500 people and affected up to 20 million nationwide in Pakistan's worst natural disaster, with the threat of disease ever present in the camps sheltering survivors. (Xinhua/Saeed Ahmad)

Pakistani flood-affected women stand in a queue to receive relief food at a camp in Risalpur, northwest Pakistan, Aug. 27, 2010. The floods have killed over 1,500 people and affected up to 20 million nationwide in Pakistan's worst natural disaster, with the threat of disease ever present in the camps sheltering survivors. (Xinhua/Saeed Ahmad)

A Pakistani flood-affected boy enjoys a piece of biscuit in a sewerage pipe in Risalpur, northwest Pakistan, Aug. 27, 2010. The floods have killed over 1,500 people and affected up to 20 million nationwide in Pakistan's worst natural disaster, with the threat of disease ever present in the camps sheltering survivors. (Xinhua/Saeed Ahmad)

The floods have killed over 1,500 people and affected up to 20 million nationwide in the country's worst natural disaster, with the threat of disease ever present in the camps sheltering survivors.

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