Estação ferroviária de
num campo de desalojados pelas
A Multan railway station has become a makeshift refugee camp for hundreds displaced by the flooding of their villages and towns
— a lack of relief facilities has forced many to seek shelter on roadsides, and civic buildings across some of the major metropolitan areas in the region.
inundações esperam pela assistência
médica, água e comida.
Displaced people wait anxiously in near 45C heat for relief supplies
— tens of thousands are on the move and have completely overwhelmed the country's ability to provide food, water, and medical care for them. Even after a month since the flooding first began the disaster management programs and facilities appear stretched and inadequate.
População da região de Jacobabad em
trânsito. Muitas famílias resistem o
mais que podem a abandonar as suas
Holding on to the last moment a group of residents from villages surrounding Jacobabad are finally forced to leave their ancestral villages as flood waters continue to rise. Nearly a month after the flooding began many refused to leave their lands and their property for fear of loosing them to thieves or land grabbers.
Deslocados das aldeias próximas de Jacobabad esperam por
assistência médica e ajuda alimentar num
acampamento da periferia de Sukkur.
A family, recently displaced from their villages near Jacobabad, holds a mulnourished newborn as thet wait in the hope of receiving food and medical aid at a relief camp on the outskirts of Sukkur.
Moradores de regiões de Kalam, Athror, Bahrain, Madian e outras
pequenas localidades esperam por transporte
Cut off from the rest of the country, residents of regions of Kalam, Athror, Bahrain, Madian and other smaller localities, are forced to rely on helicopter airlifts to not only find supplies and medicine, but also find health care and support for those injured and/or suffering from diseases as a result of the floods.
Helicóptero do Exército paquistanês resgata
criança perto da cidade de Gothki.
A Pakistan Army helicopter rescue team member evacuates a child trapped on a small piece of land - Dazed, confused, straved and exhausted, the family was rescued from the flood affected areas around the town of Gothki after surviving nearly five days without food and water and exposed to the elements. Many hundreds were trapped by the floods unable to leave because of the speed of the flooding or because they had no means to arrange an escape.
Resgate aéreo depois de cinco dias de inundações
na região de Gothki.
Dazed, confused, straved and exhausted, a family is rescued from the flood affected areas around the town of Gothki after surviving nearly five days without food and water and exposed to the elements.
proporções bíblicas nos arredores de Shikarpur e Jacobabad
mudou para sempre o destino de milhões de
A view of a flood of near biblical proportions
— cities on the outskirts of Shikarpur and Jacobabad have ben completely inundated and millions of lives disrupted if not permamently transformed.
© asim rafiqui
Agosto de 2010.