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Last Updated: Monday August 09 2010 17:17 GMT

More misery for flood survivors

Pakistan Sindh Province under water

There's more trouble in Pakistan as rain and landslides have cut off the Swat Valley area of the country.

It's making it difficult for aid to get to people as rescue planes have been grounded because of bad weather.

Survivors of the earthquake are really angry with how the Government has handled the flooding.

So far, around 1,600 people have died and more than 14 million people have been affected by the worst flooding the country's seen for 80 years.

Roads, bridges and railway tracks have been washed away in the Swat Valley, so aid workers are now using donkeys to deliver relief.

In nearby areas, Upper Sindh is already under water, but things may get worse as the water is still rising and looks as if it will spill over the river banks.

Two million people have already left the area.


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Many flood survivors are really unhappy with the Government there and say they haven't had enough help.

The United Nations has said Pakistan will need billions of dollars in aid to recover from the floods.

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


Massive TV and radio campaigns are in full swing to try to raise money for the people affected.

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