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Posts tagged “Pakistan

Elderly Pakistan Gul Nabi

March 18, 2013. Elderly Pakistan, Gul Nabi, 70, sits on a roadside near his home with his granddaughter Shailala, a year and a half, sleeping on his lap, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday. Gul Nabi and nine members of his family fled Pakistan’s tribal area of Bajur in 2009, due to fighting between the Taliban and the army, and took refuge in Islamabad. by Muhammed Muheisen

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Pakistan Daily Life

Pakistani Abla Zahir, 6

Pictures of the Week: May 4 – May 11

May 4, 2012. Pakistani Abla Zahir, 6, sits on the ground holding her brother Yaseen, 1, while waiting to receive a ration of rice during a donated food distribution at the Beri Iman, a shrine of famous Sufi Saint Beri Imam, in Islamabad. link

Pakistan’s Hungry Children

Child malnutrition has reached emergency levels in Pakistan, particularly in Sindh province, where monsoon floods devastated the country’s poorest region for a second year running. It is the single biggest contributor to deaths amongst under-fives by increasing the risk of infection and retarding recovery from illnesses. It stuns both mental and physical growth and children’s future capacities, sapping the next generation’s ability to meet the demands of a country already facing a ever more unstable future. link