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By Andy Rice 15 October 2010

Damage caused by July's flooding in Pakistan is estimated to total $9.7 billion, The Asian Development Bank and the World Bank announced on Thursday. Agriculture and livestock suffered the greatest losse due to the flooding, which also left more than 10 million people homeless. Read more: Sapa, via News24


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