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Angelina Jolie appeals for Pakistan support

Actress and UNHCR goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie has issued an appeal for increased public support in providing help and relief for the millions of people who have been affected by the floods in Pakistan.

During the address, Ms Jolie described the situation in Pakistan as an "economic and social catastrophe".

It is estimated that the floods have displaced more than six million people, and killed approximately 1,600. In total, about 17 million of Pakistan's 166 million people have been affected by the disaster.

  • 01 Sep 2010
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