Video Blog: Forgotten floods – daily travel, daily trouble

Published: August 30, 2011
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Earlier this week I was in Kasur to produce a news feature on the flood affected areas.

In order to get to the village Mastikhey, which is one of the last border villages, we ended up walking in fields which were submerged by knee to thigh length water.

On our way back, the villagers gave me a ride on a buffalo cart where I learned just a little about the hardships the villagers face on a daily basis.

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Rabia Mehmood

Rabia Mehmood

A reporter at the Lahore Bureau of Express 24/7 and a IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow at the Center for International Studies, MIT.

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