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February 02, 2015

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4:27 PM | Climate Change: Heatwaves and Poverty in Pakistan
In the summer of 2010, over 20 million people were affected by the summer floods in Pakistan. Millions lost access to shelter and clean water, and became dependent on aid in the form of food, drinking water, tents, clothes and medical supplies in order to survive this humanitarian disaster. It is estimated that at least $1.5 billion to $2 billion were provided as aid by governments, NGOs, charity organizations and private individuals from all around the world, and helped contain the […]

Mueller V, Gray C & Kosec K (2014). Heat Stress Increases Long-term Human Migration in Rural Pakistan., Nature Climate Change, 4 182-185. PMID: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25132865

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