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    Pakistan: dire humanitarian situation in Swat region

    FRANCE 24 English

    par FRANCE 24 English

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    IN THE FIELD: Hundreds of tents are lined up in the scorching sun on a dusty wasteland where the temperature reaches 40 degrees Celsius in the afternoon. The conditions inside the tents are worse. The UN-provided tents are designed for winter. In the summer heat, temperatures inside the tent can reach 50 degrees. Children and the elderly are the first to suffer.