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Gordon Brown warning over Pakistan flood assistance

Former UK prime minister Gordon Brown has warned that the response of the international community to the Pakistan flood disaster must improve.

Mr Brown, visited the Glasgow Central Mosque, said the action taken so far "has not been commensurate with the scale of the crisis".

The UN has raised nearly half of the £295m needed for initial help, but warned the response had been slow.

Pakistani authorities say as many as 20 million people are affected by the floods. Thousands of villages remain under water.

  • 19 Aug 2010
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