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Pakistan floods

Different families sleep together in a school building in Kamari town on the outskirts of Karachi after the 2010 flood destroyed their homes and they were uprooted from their villages. All over Pakistan schools, colleges and other government buildings were being used as temporary shelter for flood affected families. For women and girls especially, lack of privacy was a big problem. The lack of hygiene became another concern, with many people developed skin infections, diarrhea and other diseases. Karachi, Pakistan, 2010

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Pakistan floods
Different families sleep together in a school building in Kamari town on the outskirts of Karachi after the 2010 flood destroyed their homes and they were uprooted from their villages. All over Pakistan schools, colleges and other government buildings were being used as temporary shelter for flood affected families. For women and girls especially, lack of privacy was a big problem. The lack of hygiene became another concern, with many people developed skin infections, diarrhea and other diseases. Karachi, Pakistan, 2010