UN launches $459m Pakistan floods appeal
Aid agencies in Pakistan have warned that many more people will die as floods inundate southern areas unless more international help comes.
The United Nations launched a fresh $459m appeal on Wednesday to help 14 million people affected by the deluge.
It says that so far about 1,600 people have been killed.
John Holmes, UN under-secretary general said the disaster was "one of the most challenging that any country has faced in recent years".
11 Aug 2010