Issam Ahmed

Correspondent, Christian Science Monitor

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"It is as if a neutron bomb exploded overhead, but instead of killing the people and leaving their houses intact, it piled trees upon the houses and swept away the villages and crops…

Pakistan Floods Spread Misery, Threaten Regional Security

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The early death toll is small compared to the instant impact of earthquakes and tidal waves, but the UN calls flooding in Pakistan the worst natural disaster in modern memory.

A Disaster that's 'Changing Everything…'

The early death toll is small compared to the instant impact of earthquakes and tidal waves, but the UN calls flooding in Pakistan the worst natural disaster in modern memory.

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