UN warns of impending health crisis in South Asia

August 7, 2007 15:46

International aid groups warned Tuesday of an impending health crisis if help does not reach millions of people in South Asia stranded by heavy flooding amid forecasts of more rain in the devastated region.

  • Hundreds die in South Asian floods More than two weeks of teeming monsoon rains across much of northern India, Bangladesh and Nepal flooded rivers, inundating plains and killing at least 376 people and stranding some 19 million more.

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