Thursday, August 9, 2007
South Asia n Millions Face Flood Hunger
Millions of people across South Asia are still facing hunger after some of the worst floods in decades. Anger is rising over aid efforts. The floods have killed 360 and affected 20,000 in India, Bangladesh and Nepal. In Bihar, at least six people have died when a boat capsized, but dozens more are feared to have drowned. Water levels have lowered in Bangladesh and Nepal but there are rising concerns of waterborne disease.