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11 Sep 2011 | Blog | Asia | Emergency Relief
A heavy downpour in recent days has caused further flooding in Sindh in southern Pakistan as monsoon rains affect 4.9 million. Flooding in Baluchistan is causing further misery.
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26 Jul 2011 | Blog | Emergency Relief
On a day in September 2010, a group of white-bearded men left their mountaintop village in Pakistan and wound their way down 5000 feet of steep, rocky slopes. Crossing makeshift bridges and skirting landslide boulders that blocked their way, taking vehicles in places where the flood hadn’t damaged the roads too badly, the men finally reached their destination: the office of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) – Caritas Australia’s partners in Pakistan.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe