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The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for central Pima County Thursday afternoon. Read more»

Water floods the yards of villagers in Kot Mithan in Southern Punjab.

The Pakistan floods have affected more people than the Indian Ocean tsunami, the 2005 Pakistan earthquake and the Haiti earthquake put together. The United Nations appeal for Pakistan remains less than 60 percent funded. Substantial additional amounts have been pledged — but pledges don’t buy clean water or sanitation. Read more»

Members of a U.S. Navy air crew help Pakistani soldiers unload relief supplies from a Navy Sea Dragon helicopter on Aug. 21. The helicopter is from the assault ship U.S.S. Peleliu, which is providing heavy lift capabilities to the aid efforts in flooded regions of Pakistan.

In humanitarian role, US military tries to win over hearts and minds in Pakistan, where massive floods have affected almost one-fourth of the country over the last three weeks, killing more than 1,600 people and displacing millions. Read more»

Pakistanis displaced by the widespread flooding.

In the wake of Pakistan's devastating floods, a refugee crisis swells. Pakistan's freak floods, brought about by heavy rains that began in July, have affected more than 20 million people. More than 1,600 have died and hundreds of thousands have been displaced. Read more»

A child sleeps on a bed surrounded by floodwater in his home in Khwas Koorona Village, Pakistan. An estimated 2.5 million of the province’s 3.5 million residents have been affected by the disaster.

With an area the size of Italy now underwater and largely inaccessible, Pakistan needs immediate massive relief that the United States has the logistics capability and resources to provide. The scale of the disaster is so vast that even large international aid agencies are struggling to reach many areas. Read more»

Flooding in Punjab Province, Pakistan.

Raging floodwaters have inundated almost one-fourth of Pakistan, forcing the country’s military to switch its focus from fighting the Taliban in the country’s restive northern tribal belt to a massive rescue and relief effort. Read more»