Malnourished and without schools: Pakistan’s children after the flood | DW News

Pakistan has been enduring severe monsoon weather since June of this year which has brought rainfall nearly three times the national 30-year average. Latest figures say that almost one thousand five-hundred lives were lost in the torrent. Now the greater danger is waterborne disease. Children are particularly vulnerable to dengue fever which is currently spreading fast. Malnutrition is the other enemy of aid agencies like UNICEF who say nearly half of the non-adult population in flood affected areas is at risk.
In the wake of the deadliest flooding in Pakistan’s recent history, thousands of children are at risk of missing out on their education.


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