Pakistan floods - six months on

IFRC and Pakistan Red Crescent Society distribute winterized shelter kits for the flood affected population of Kohistan in KPK. The kits consist of a shuffle, bamboo, metal and blankets. Local contractors transport the relief goods to Dassu and the "japan Bridge" from where the local men carry the kits to their villages. The girls' school of Shelkhanabad. Photo: Olivier Matthys/IFRC (p-PAK1677)

IFRC and Pakistan Red Crescent Society distribute winterized shelter kits for the flood affected population of Kohistan in KPK. The kits consist of a shuffle, bamboo, metal and blankets. Local contractors transport the relief goods to Dassu and the "japan Bridge" from where the local men carry the kits to their villages. The girls' school of Shelkhanabad. Photo: Olivier Matthys/IFRC (p-PAK1677)

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Flooded fields surround the village of Ghadi Hussain Ghadi, Sindh province, Pakistan. Photo: Olivier Matthys/IFRC (p-PAK1650)
IFRC and Pakistan Red Crescent Society distribute winterized shelter kits for the flood affected population of Kohistan in KPK. The kits consist of a shuffle, bamboo, metal and blankets. Local contractors transport the relief goods to Dassu and the
IFRC delegate Penny Sims surveys damage in Ghalid Hussain Ghadi village in Sindh province, Pakistan. Photo: Olivier Matthys/IFRC (p-PAK1644)
Hanifa Motahan stands in front of her flood damaged home. Villagers here were only able to return 4-6 weeks ago, due to continued flooding in region of Sindh. Photo: Penny Sims/IFRC (p-PAK1651)
IFRC and Pakistan Red Crescent Society distribute winterized shelter kits for the flood affected population of Kohistan in KPK. The kits consist of a shuffle, bamboo, metal and blankets. Local contractors transport the relief goods to Dassu and the
A Red Cross Red Crescent camp for people left homeless by the July 2010 monsoon floods offers shelter, food, health care and a child friendly space to help kids cope with the trauma they have experienced. Photo: Olivier Matthys/IFRC (p-PAK1682)
The camp will close in early 2011, but the Red Cross will continue to support these families who will return home to find their villages severely damaged and access to services. Photo: Olivier Matthys/IFRC (p-PAK1681)
Despite the cold rain, children find something to laugh about at a Red Cross Red Crescent camp in Charsadda, KPK province, Pakistan. The camp houses 150 families left homeless by the monsoon floods in July 2010. It offers shelter, food, health care and a child friendly space to help kids cope with the trauma they have experienced. Photo: Olivier Matthys/IFRC (p-PAK1684)

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