TITLE

Pakistan hit by worst floods in more than 100 years

AUTHOR(S)
Raj, Shakun Ashoka
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Asia Insurance Review;Sep2010, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the devastations of the worst floods that hit Pakistan on August 23, 2010. It notes that almost 20 million people have been directly affected by the floods in Pakistan including 1,500 people dead, 2,054 people injured, and a million houses destroyed. The United Nations has reported that the number of people affected in Pakistan is more than the combined total number of people hit by the Indian Tsunami, the Kashmir earthquake, Cyclone Nargis, and the earthquake in Tahiti.
ACCESSION #
53847037

 

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