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Pakistan: health relief for people in crisis

Doctors treat a number of young children lying on an examination table in a clinic.
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Diarrhoea

Acute diarrhoea is a common disease within the Pakistani displaced communities: 10% suffer from this serious illness. The cramped living conditions, inadequate supplies of safe water and challenges to maintain hygiene and sanitation contribute to the disease's prevalence in camps and host communities.

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