Millions of restless Pakistanis wait for help after 'doomsday' floods

12.5 million people have been made homeless in Sindh province, the worst-hit area in the country. PHOTO: AFP
Children affected by floods take classes at a makeshift camp school in Sindh province on Sept 13, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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KARACHI - Millions of people in Pakistan are still stuck in flood relief centres or in makeshift camps on high ground, although the persistent, heavy rains that deluged the country stopped days ago.

Many villages and towns remain underwater as the huge volume of water has nowhere to flow to, and is in some places 3m deep or more.

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