Helicopter bringing aid to people trapped by flood waters in Pakistan
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Pakistan floods: Aid effort needs more helicopters

The aid operation in Pakistan urgently needs at least 40 more helicopters to help an estimated 800,000 people trapped by flood waters, the UN says.

The warningcomes as the country's prime minister said he was "seriously concerned" about potential epidemics of water-borne diseases like cholera and diarrhoea.

Chris Morris reports from Sindh province.

  • 25 Aug 2010
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