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Pakistan, India hit by deadly flooding updated: Thu Aug 23 2012 11:55:00

Dozens of people have died in Pakistan and India's northern Rajasthan state amid flash floods and landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains, officials said Thursday.

Hundreds dead, 660,000 displaced by Pakistan floodingupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 21:59:00

The death toll continues to rise from devastating flooding in southeastern Pakistan, with authorities saying Friday that 107 children are among the 434 people killed.

Death toll in Pakistan floods rises to 369updated: Thu Sep 22 2011 13:39:00

At least 369 people have died and 700,000 are living in refugee camps because of flooding in southern Pakistan, the country's national disaster authority said Thursday.

Villages, lives broken by Pakistan floodsupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 09:48:00

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports on the Monsoon flood impacting five million Pakistanis.

Death toll rises to 361 in Pakistan floodingupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 09:48:00

At least 361 people have died and 600,000 were living in refugee camps because of flooding in Pakistan, the country's national disaster authority said Tuesday.

Aid to Pakistan flood victims blockedupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 04:01:00

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports on the natural and man-made problems affecting flood victims in Badin, Pakistan.

Pakistan flooding death toll risesupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 04:01:00

The number of people killed in flooding in Pakistan has risen to at least 347 in the past six weeks, the country's national disaster authority said Monday.

Pakistan PM cancels U.S. trip because of floodsupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 15:29:00

Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani is calling off a visit to the United States due to floods that have killed hundreds in his country, his office said Friday.

Heavy rains, floods kill 233, affect 5.5 million in Pakistanupdated: Wed Sep 14 2011 23:11:00

Heavy rains and flooding have killed at least 233 people in Pakistan, a disaster agency spokesman said Wednesday, as a weather forecast calls for more rain over deluged parts of the country.

Heavy rains, flooding leave 226 dead in Pakistanupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 23:13:00

Heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan's southeastern Sindh province have killed some 226 people over the past month, the National Disaster Management Authority said Tuesday.

Pakistan flooding kills 200, damages almost 1 million homes, U.N. saysupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 02:48:00

U.N. aid agencies are assisting in relief efforts in southeastern Pakistan after flooding caused by heavy rains killed almost 200 people and destroyed or damaged more than one million homes, the United Nations said.

Flood victims stranded in Pakistanupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 03:31:00

Floods in northwest Pakistan have claimed more than 30 lives, as a riverbank overflowed during recent heavy rains, police said.

Pakistan flood damage estimated at $9.7 billionupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 13:56:00

The floods that ravaged Pakistan this summer caused an estimated $9.7 billion in damage to homes, roads, farms and other parts of the southwestern Asian country, the World Bank and Asian Development Bank announced Thursday.

Musharraf to attempt comebackupdated: Sat Oct 02 2010 01:14:00

CNN's Becky Anderson talks to Pervez Musharraf about his return to politics.

Musharraf jumps back into Pakistani politicsupdated: Sat Oct 02 2010 01:14:00

Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has returned to the political stage in Pakistan, which he describes as a "demoralized" nation that needs an injection of vigor and leadership.

Purported bin Laden message focuses on relief, developmentupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 14:42:00

A message purportedly from al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is urging Muslims to tackle famine, flood relief, the effects of climate change and clean water -- stark problems plaguing parts of the Islamic world.

Taliban resurgence feared in flood zonesupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 17:17:00

CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports on fears the Taliban could use the chaos after the flooding in Pakistan to mount a comeback.

U.S.-born al Qaeda spokesman slams Pakistan, Afghanistan in videoupdated: Wed Sep 29 2010 15:45:00

The governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan serve only the interests of the United States and its allies and not of the local Muslim populations, an American-born al Qaeda spokesman said in a new video purportedly from the organization.

Rebuilding Pakistan after the floodsupdated: Wed Sep 29 2010 03:50:00

CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports from the Swat Valley in Pakistan where the big focus right now is on rebuilding.

Taliban resurgence fearedupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 10:21:00

Some fear the Taliban will make a comeback in Pakistan's Swat Valley. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.

Are human actions making natural disasters more destructive?updated: Sun Sep 26 2010 23:58:00

As Pakistan struggles to recover after one of the worst floods in its history, questions are already being asked about how human decisions may have exacerbated the effects of this natural disaster.

Post-flood farming woes in Pakistanupdated: Tue Sep 21 2010 14:51:00

Pakistan's farmers are having trouble recovering from the flooding disaster. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.

After flooding, Pakistanis struggle to live off land and livestockupdated: Tue Sep 21 2010 14:51:00

The white bags land with a thud, a small cloud of dust billowing around them. But for Pakistanis like Tariq Jan, the simple sack may as well be gold.

Pakistan flooding crisis: Not over yetupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 16:19:00

More than seven weeks after flooding first displaced millions of people in Pakistan, the crisis is not over. Whole towns are still submerged; tent cities now dot the high ground and line the roads that are left; and more rains have prevented some relief. Flood waters are moving south, so different parts of the country are beginning to experience the effects of the flood.

How U.S. Marines help flood victimsupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 06:29:00

CNN photojournalist Gabe Ramirez flew with U.S. Marines delivering desperately needed aid to flood victims in Pakistan.

Aid falling short in flood-devastated Pakistanupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 06:29:00

From the start of the tragedy, aid agencies warned that not enough help was flowing into flood-devastated Pakistan.

Pakistan led by 'robber president,' al Qaeda No. 2 saysupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 16:20:00

Al Qaeda's second-in-command lashed out at the Pakistani government in a video statement released Wednesday, saying it had turned on its people by cooperating with the United States and its allies.

Across flooded plains on a hovercraftupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 12:23:00

CNN's Reza Sayah rides a hovercraft across a lake created due to heavy rains in Pakistan.

Rescuing Pakistan's flood survivorsupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 12:23:00

Recovery efforts are struggling to meet the needs of flood survivors in Pakistan.

Angelina Jolie visits Pakistan aid campsupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 04:06:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to Angelina Jolie in Pakistan as she makes a desperate plea for flood victims.

Jolie: No choice but to be optimistic in Pakistanupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 04:06:00

Amid the overwhelming flood disaster in Pakistan, the world has "no choice but to be optimistic and to have hope" that things can improve there, actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie told CNN Wednesday.

U.N. sets up health clinics to treat Pakistan's flooding victimsupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 07:09:00

The United Nations has established more than a thousand health clinics across Pakistan in the wake of widespread flooding, a U.N. official said.

Pakistanis battle over leveesupdated: Mon Sep 06 2010 05:56:00

The fate of levees holding back Pakistan's floods pits communities against one another. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Wars reign over breaching levees as Pakistan grapples with floodingupdated: Mon Sep 06 2010 05:56:00

Ahmed Raza Chandio is a civilian with a lot to lose. He is ready to do whatever it takes to save his home and land, so he stands stick straight, shotgun strapped on his shoulder, and his eyes fixed on the long stretch of levee he is standing on.

U.N. envoy: Financial response to Pakistan flooding 'far from enough'updated: Sat Sep 04 2010 06:23:00

A United Nations representative on Saturday pleaded for more international aid to help the millions of Pakistanis displaced from flooding that has ravaged the country for more than a month.

Obama approves funds to Pakistan as flood crisis escalatesupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 20:46:00

President Obama issued a presidential order on Friday authorizing emergency funds to Pakistan's flood victims, the White House announced Friday.

Hope for future floats for Pakistanupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 20:46:00

As water continues to rush in, hope remains high for Pakistan's refugees. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

U.S. launches job program as giving slows for Pakistan flood reliefupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 08:45:00

The United States is launching a new program to provide jobs for thousands of people in flood-ravaged Pakistan, it said Wednesday.

Pakistan flood victims mournedupdated: Wed Sep 01 2010 08:22:00

Tears flow for the dead and missing from Pakistan's catastrophic flooding. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Pakistan says it's not aware of India's $20M offer for flood reliefupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 12:33:00

India offered another $20 million in aid to its neighbor and rival Pakistan on Tuesday, but an official in the flood-ravaged country said he has no knowledge of the aid.

Scarce aid leads to desperation, panicupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 12:33:00

Pakistanis are desperate for food and water as they try to survive the floods. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

Relief efforts in Pakistanupdated: Mon Aug 30 2010 09:47:00

CNN's Sara Sidner tells Don Lemon that the U.N. is warning that flooding is outpacing relief efforts in Pakistan.

Pakistan not aware of threats to foreign aid workers, official saysupdated: Mon Aug 30 2010 05:21:00

Pakistan's government is not aware of any threat against international aid workers helping with flood relief efforts in the country, despite concerns from U.S. officials and others.

U.S. aid official calls threats to flood workers 'deeply saddening'updated: Sat Aug 28 2010 16:23:00

USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah has addressed reports of threats to international aid workers helping with flood relief efforts in Pakistan, calling it "deeply saddening that others would choose to use these environments to propagate themselves or to threaten international aid workers."

Misery over Pakistan floodsupdated: Sat Aug 28 2010 12:34:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the devastation from the flooding in Pakistan.

More deaths feared in Pakistan as flood waters recedeupdated: Sat Aug 28 2010 12:34:00

The death toll from Pakistan's massive flooding has climbed to 1,639, but the number could rise substantially as flood waters recede and more bodies surface, government officials say.

Levee break displaces thousandsupdated: Fri Aug 27 2010 21:41:00

CNN's Sara Sidner reports on more flooding in Pakistan and a death toll that continues to rise.

UN: Flooding has displaced 1 million more in Pakistanupdated: Fri Aug 27 2010 21:41:00

Flooding has displaced an additional 1 million people in Pakistan's Sindh province in the past two days, according to new U.N. estimates released Friday.

U.S. concerned about threats against foreign aid workers in Pakistanupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 21:34:00

The U.S. government has obtained information about threats against foreign aid workers who are assisting in flood relief efforts in Pakistan, the State Department said Thursday.

Officials in flood-ravaged Pakistan urge 500,000 new evacuationsupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 21:29:00

Pakistan's government has warned about 500,000 people in the country's southeastern Sindh province they should evacuate immediately because of possible flooding, government officials said Thursday.

Pakistan waits for help; little comesupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 21:29:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports that malaria and other diseases will cause a second wave of suffering in Pakistan.

U.S. helping Pakistan flood victimsupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 15:52:00

CNN's Sara Sidner joins the head of the USAID on a visit to Pakistani flood relief camps.

U.S. disputes claim that controversial group is running aid campupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 15:52:00

An official with Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, a group with alleged links to a banned Pakistani terrorist organization, says the U.S. Agency for International Development's administrator visited a camp the group is running and praised the work being done there.

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