More Flooding Ravages Southern Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- The United Nations says it will help victims of
flooding in southern Pakistan that has left around 200,000 people
homeless.

Many of the affected communities are still recovering from last
year's devastating nationwide floods.

A U.N. statement Sunday said the humanitarian crisis was "still
growing" after exceptionally heavy monsoon rains.

It said it would quickly began distributing food, water and
housing in Sindh province.

Prime Minister Yusuf appealed for the international community to
help in a televised address late Saturday.

The floods began in August and have reportedly killed about 200
people.

Pakistan has a weak, corrupt government. Even in normal
circumstances, the country's 180 million people receive little help
from the state.


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