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In Pakistan Drought, Political Inaction Blamed for Spike in Child Mortalityi
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Sharon Behn
March 13, 2014 7:09 PM
Dozens of children are dying in the remote southeast Pakistani region of Tharparkar, victims of a prolonged drought. Despite recent government efforts to provide food and water, analysts in Islamabad tell VOA's Sharon Behn that the latest tragedy is preventable, the result of political inaction.

In Pakistan Drought, Political Inaction Blamed for Spike in Child Mortality

Sharon Behn

Published March 13, 2014

Dozens of children are dying in the remote southeast Pakistani region of Tharparkar, victims of a prolonged drought. Despite recent government efforts to provide food and water, analysts in Islamabad tell VOA's Sharon Behn that the latest tragedy is preventable, the result of political inaction.


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