Among the flood victims: No disease outbreak yet, but risks still high

Published on 16 September 2011

Despite thousands still living in extremely unsanitary conditions – with stagnant water breeding swarms of insects – there are no indications yet of a significant outbreak of disease amongst the victims of this year’s floods in Sindh. (..) Of the 46 union councils in Badin, the presence of the World Food Programme (WFP) was witnessed in four. No representatives for UNHCR, Unicef or the International Organisation for Migration were seen.

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