Floods could affect nearly 2.7m people in Pakistan by 2030: Study

Tribune: As many as 2.7 million people could be affected yearly by river-floods in Pakistan by 2030; while the number of people globally affected by the floods every year could reach 54 million, a study said on Thursday. According to the report, prepared by the US-based World Resources Institute think-tank and four Dutch research groups, it estimated that people being affected by the river-floods could reach up to 2.7 million people by 2013. Currently, an estimated 715,000 people in Pakistan are affected......

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