Article of the week -Floods in Pakistan, October 4 , Lisa D

1.) The president of Pakistan is Asif Ali Zardari.
2.) The problems recent monsoon rains caused in Pakistan is landslides in the north, raising water levels in already bloated rivers and further hindering the government’s aid efforts.
3.) People have been hard-hit by the rains and flooding in the city of Muzaffargarh.

4.) The last major natural disaster in Pakistan was the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir.
5.) Aid workers were having trouble reaching the affected areas because they were flooded and had to travel by foot or using donkeys just to reach people.

6.) 3 million people were affected in the current disaster in Pakistan, and 73,00 people were killed.

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