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Flooding, Disease Threaten More Pakistanis

Pakistani flood affected victims wait for rescue in the remote town Jhat Pat on August 15, 2010. AAMIR QURESHI/AFP hide caption

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Reports indicate the Indus River has surged over its banks in Pakistan's Sindh Province, and dams are at risk. UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon flew to Pakistan this weekend, declaring the flooding disaster the worst he's ever seen. Now workers are seeing cholera. At least 1,500 people have died in one of the worst natural disasters ever to strike the country and millions of people are displaced; the UN estimates a fifth of Pakistan's land is affected.