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For Pakistani journalists, flood coverage poses challenges

Pakistani residents stand on their property which is surrounded by flood waters in Sindh province. (AP)

As most of the nation lay paralyzed and submerged in flood water, Pakistani journalists traveled in four-wheel drives and rickety boats to bring tidings from some of the hardest hit areas of the country. The Pakistani Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) compiled a list of journalists directly affected by the flood, many of whom had had their homes washed away, while journalists who were still on their feet faced a host of other challenges. 

October 5, 2010 1:53 PM ET

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Pakistani union appeals for flood-affected journalists

A mother and her daughter stand in flood waters in Badin district, northeast of Karachi (AP /Pervez Anjum)
The Pakistani Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) is appealing to the international community, media workers, and human rights organizations to support journalists affected by the worst flooding in Pakistan's history. PFUJ has compiles a list of some 230 affected journalists, citing at least 213 who have had their homes washed away in the floodwaters, and journalist Asma Anwar of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, who lost her life.
September 7, 2010 11:16 AM ET

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