People running for food aid
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Race for aid in flood-hit Pakistan

Flood levels in Pakistan are expected to surge even higher later, along parts of the swollen Indus river in Punjab and Sindh provinces.

The region's worst flooding in 80 years has affected 14 million people and killed 1,600, according to the UN.

Pakistani officials have promised aid distribution will be transparent, after criticism of the government's handling of the two-week-old crisis.

The BBC's Mike Wooldridge reports.

  • 13 Aug 2010
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