A flooded town in the Punjab province
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Inside a flooded town in Pakistan's Punjab province

Pakistan's foreign minister says the country is suffering a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions.

More than eight million people are in urgent need of help after the devastating floods, with nearly five million people now homeless.

The BBC's Orla Guerin reports from Punjab province where people are desperately trying to clear roads and salvage what little is left.

  • 19 Aug 2010
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