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Pakistan navy boats travel to reach flood victims

<p>A man wades through flood waters towards a naval boat while evacuating his children in Sukkur, located in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro</p>

A man wades through flood waters towards a naval boat while evacuating his children in Sukkur, located in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

A man wades through flood waters towards a naval boat while evacuating his children in Sukkur, located in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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<p>A man hands over his daughter to a naval rescue boat as he wades through floodwaters in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro</p>

A man hands over his daughter to a naval rescue boat as he wades through floodwaters in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

A man hands over his daughter to a naval rescue boat as he wades through floodwaters in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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<p>Flood victims are evacuated with their children as they rescued by naval boats in a village in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro</p>

Flood victims are evacuated with their children as they rescued by naval boats in a village in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Flood victims are evacuated with their children as they rescued by naval boats in a village in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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<p>A boy waits for food handouts with other flood victims as they take refuge at a makeshift camp in Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro</p>

A boy waits for food handouts with other flood victims as they take refuge at a makeshift camp in Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

A boy waits for food handouts with other flood victims as they take refuge at a makeshift camp in Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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<p>Flood victims collect wood from their destroyed house in Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro</p>

Flood victims collect wood from their destroyed house in Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Flood victims collect wood from their destroyed house in Sukkur, in Pakistan's Sindh province August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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<p>Marooned flood victims reach for food supplies thrown down from an Army helicopter in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif</p>

Marooned flood victims reach for food supplies thrown down from an Army helicopter in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on...more

Marooned flood victims reach for food supplies thrown down from an Army helicopter in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>Marooned flood victims looking to escape grab the side bars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif</p>

Marooned flood victims looking to escape grab the side bars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded...more

Marooned flood victims looking to escape grab the side bars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>An aerial view of flooded houses are seen in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif</p>

An aerial view of flooded houses are seen in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to...more

An aerial view of flooded houses are seen in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>An aerial view of flooded houses are seen in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif</p>

An aerial view of flooded houses are seen in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to...more

An aerial view of flooded houses are seen in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>A man wades through flood waters in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif</p>

A man wades through flood waters in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify...more

A man wades through flood waters in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>An aerial view of flood waters is seen over the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif</p>

An aerial view of flood waters is seen over the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to...more

An aerial view of flood waters is seen over the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>Members of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society mobile medical team tend to a man in the flood-affected village of Pashtun Garhi in Nowshera District, Pashtunkhwa Province August 7, 2010. Floods, the worst in 80 years, have killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million in Pakistan. REUTERS/IFRC/Patrick Fuller/Handout</p>

Members of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society mobile medical team tend to a man in the flood-affected village of Pashtun Garhi in Nowshera District, Pashtunkhwa Province August 7, 2010. Floods, the worst in 80 years, have killed more than 1,600 people...more

Members of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society mobile medical team tend to a man in the flood-affected village of Pashtun Garhi in Nowshera District, Pashtunkhwa Province August 7, 2010. Floods, the worst in 80 years, have killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million in Pakistan. REUTERS/IFRC/Patrick Fuller/Handout

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<p>A man affected by the floods carries food supplies being distributed by the Pakistan Red Crescent Society in Nowshera town August 7, 2010. Floods, the worst in 80 years, have killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million in Pakistan. REUTERS/IFRC/Patrick Fuller/Handout</p>

A man affected by the floods carries food supplies being distributed by the Pakistan Red Crescent Society in Nowshera town August 7, 2010. Floods, the worst in 80 years, have killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million in...more

A man affected by the floods carries food supplies being distributed by the Pakistan Red Crescent Society in Nowshera town August 7, 2010. Floods, the worst in 80 years, have killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million in Pakistan. REUTERS/IFRC/Patrick Fuller/Handout

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<p>A recent undated image of flooding in the northwest Pakistan released by Merlin NGO August 6, 2010. REUTERS/Merlin/Handout</p>

A recent undated image of flooding in the northwest Pakistan released by Merlin NGO August 6, 2010. REUTERS/Merlin/Handout

A recent undated image of flooding in the northwest Pakistan released by Merlin NGO August 6, 2010. REUTERS/Merlin/Handout

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<p>Marooned flood victims looking to escape grab the side bars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif</p>

Marooned flood victims looking to escape grab the side bars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded...more

Marooned flood victims looking to escape grab the side bars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>A recent undated image of flooding in the northwest Pakistan released by Merlin NGO August 6, 2010. REUTERS/Merlin/Handout</p>

A recent undated image of flooding in the northwest Pakistan released by Merlin NGO August 6, 2010. REUTERS/Merlin/Handout

A recent undated image of flooding in the northwest Pakistan released by Merlin NGO August 6, 2010. REUTERS/Merlin/Handout

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<p>Residents on the roof of a mosque who are taking refuge from flood waters are evacuated by a Army helicopter in Sanawa, a town located in the Muzaffar Ghar district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 5, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Residents on the roof of a mosque who are taking refuge from flood waters are evacuated by a Army helicopter in Sanawa, a town located in the Muzaffar Ghar district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 5, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

Residents on the roof of a mosque who are taking refuge from flood waters are evacuated by a Army helicopter in Sanawa, a town located in the Muzaffar Ghar district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 5, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A family takes refuge on top of a mosque while awaiting rescue from flood waters in Sanawa, a town located in the Muzaffar Ghar district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 5, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A family takes refuge on top of a mosque while awaiting rescue from flood waters in Sanawa, a town located in the Muzaffar Ghar district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 5, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A family takes refuge on top of a mosque while awaiting rescue from flood waters in Sanawa, a town located in the Muzaffar Ghar district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 5, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A recent undated image of flooding in the northwest Pakistan released by Merlin NGO August 6, 2010. REUTERS/Merlin/Handout</p>

A recent undated image of flooding in the northwest Pakistan released by Merlin NGO August 6, 2010. REUTERS/Merlin/Handout

A recent undated image of flooding in the northwest Pakistan released by Merlin NGO August 6, 2010. REUTERS/Merlin/Handout

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