Floods: U.N. Issues $459.7M Appeal For Pakistan, China Concerned About Disease Outbreaks After Mudslides

Friday, Sep. 24th 2010 6:56 AM

The U.N. appealed for $459.7 million on Wednesday “to aid flood victims in Pakistan as the magnitude of the disaster widened, with about one-fifth of the country submerged and the annual monsoon season still potent,” the New York Times reports (MacFarquhar, 8/11). “Make no mistake, this is a major catastrophe,” said John Holmes, head of the U.N…

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