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International fun day to raise Pakistan flood funds

Floodwater tears through a town in north-west Pakistan (undated image from NGO Merlin)
Image caption Scientists have described the Pakistan catastrophe as a once-in-a-century flood

Money is to be raised for flood victims in Pakistan at an international fun day in Aberdeen this weekend.

The event, organised by Aberdeen Lions Club, will take place in Duthie Park on Sunday afternoon.

It includes Scottish and belly dancing, children's events, food from around the world, and profits will go to the Lions Clubs Pakistan Floods Appeal.

Scientists have described the recent catastrophe as a once-in-a-century flood.

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