Slow response to famine claiming lives in Pakistan's Sindh province

By Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio | Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:30 PM
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THARPARKAR, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A worst-in-a-decade famine in Pakistan’s southern desert district has killed at least 100 people and is leading to migration out of the area as families watch their crops and livestock die, humanitarian officials say.

A prolonged drought – the third in the region since 2011 – is pushing a growing number of families to flee parched ...

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