without nationality or citizenship
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homeless in Pakistan floods; U.S. to boost aidnBy the CNN Wire StaffnSTORY HIGHLIGHTSnn * U.S. Sen. John Kerry says Washington plans to boost aid to the nation by $150 millionn * Pakistan floods leave more than 4 million people homelessn * Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to announce increased aid laternnSee high-definition photos of the Pakistan flooding.
an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
About a fifth of the country is submerged by floodwaters, and the threat of water-borne diseases such as
cholera is a serious concern as families wade through chest-high, filthy water.
put under water
About a fifth of the country is
submerged by floodwaters, and the threat of water-borne diseases such as cholera is a serious concern as families wade through chest-high, filthy water.
a seasonal wind in southern Asia
monsoon rains started falling three weeks ago, leading to massive flooding from the mountainous regions in the north to the river plains of the south.
native to or confined to a certain region
Health officials fear a second wave of fatalities from waterborne diseases, including cholera, which is
endemic in Pakistan.
an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea
Up to 3.5 million children are at high risk of cholera and other deadly diseases such as typhoid and
dysentery, said Giuliano of the United Nations.