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'Start my life from zero': Poorest Pakistanis face heavy cost of floods

Floods in Pakistan have caused an estimated $10 billion in damage. Image: REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

Imran Mukhtar

Freelance Contributor, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Two men cross floodwaters in Awaran district, in Balochistan province
Two men cross floodwaters in Awaran district, in Balochistan province. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Dilshad Baloch
A flood-affected older man receives free food provided on the banks of the Swat River  in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province
A flood-affected older man receives free food provided on the banks of the Swat River in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundations/Imran Mukhtar

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