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Pakistan Slideshow: The Last Six Months in Photos

Source: Action Against Hunger - uk - Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:50 GMT
Author: Action Against Hunger
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ACF Pakistan, courtesy of N Sobecki.

Children wade through flood water in Sindh, southern Pakistan, where monsoon rains washed away homes and vital infrastructure, leaving millions displaced

ACF Pakistan, courtesy of N Sobecki.

Action Against Hunger is repairing damaged water points in flood affected areas of Pakistan to bring clean water to families sheltering in makeshift camps.

ACF Pakistan, courtesy of N Sobecki.

A family displaced by the flooding in Thatta area of Sindth, Pakistan, resides in a makeshift camp. ACF provides access to clean water, sanitation and emergency hygiene to ward off deadly disease.

ACF Pakistan, courtesy of N Sobecki.

The view over a displacement camp in Sindth, southern Pakistan, where families lost everything during the recent floods that swept through the country, affecting over 20 million people.

ACF Pakistan, courtesy of N Sobecki.

A woman surveys the damage to her home in the Hhyber Pakhtunkhwa province of northwestern Pakistan. ACF gave her a cash grant to get back on her feet after the devastating floods destroyed everything.

ACF Pakistan, courtesy of N Sobecki.

Through a cash-for-work programme, these men clear the streets of rubble and debris in exchange for income to provide for their families

ACF Pakistan, courtesy of N Sobecki.

ACF teaches mothers emergency sanitation and hygiene measures to protect their families from water-borne illnesses like cholera and acute diarrhoea after unprecedented flooding in Pakistan.

ACF Pakistan, courtesy of N Sobecki.

ACF shows people residing in makeshift camps in Pakistan how to protect themselves from diseases that can spread with lethal swiftness after natural disasters like the floods.

ACF Pakistan, courtesy of N Sobecki.

Children gather clean drinking water from a water distribution point installed by Action Against Hunger in Thatta, southern Pakistan. Access to safe water is critical for controlling outbreaks of disease.

ACF Pakistan, courtesy of N Sobecki.

Women and children wait a water distribution point installed by ACF in Nowshera, northwestern Pakistan.

If you would like to find out more about Action Against Hunger's programmes please visit: http://www.actionagainsthunger.org.uk/

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