About 70% of the city’s population left during the night. Relief workers are trying to fix the levee, but the flood seems to outpace relief efforts.
The flooding has caused 1,500 deaths, and has seriously impacted the lives of 17.2 million people. 1.2 million homes have been either destroyed or damaged by the floods.
Dubbed the "Katrina on Steroids" the Pakistan Flooding has been among the worst natural disasters of the year. There is an international relief effort underway as many people are very sympathetic with the Pakistanis and wish to help them out.