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Last Updated: Thursday August 05 2010 17:58 GMT

DEC Campaign launched to help flood victims in Pakistan

Ricky meets the girls doing their bit to help

A big TV and radio campaign has been launched to help people affected by the floods in Pakistan.

A group of charities called the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is asking people to give money to help get supplies and medicine to those in need.

At least 1,600 people have died in the floods so far and the United Nations (UN) say a further four million people need help.

These are the worst floods in Pakistan for 80 years.

What's it like for kids there? BBC reporter Aleem Maqbool tells Sonali

UN officials say that more rainfall is expected and so they're concerned that the situation could get worse.

There are also worries that waste and sewage in the floodwater is spreading diseases.