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Natural disasters: priorities?

As floods hit India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan in August, and thousands were displaced or killed, concerns were raised as to the media’s apparent lack of care for those in total poverty in Asia.

British Pakistani Christian Association / en

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Flooding in Bangladesh| photo: YouTube

In the Asian floods, over 1,200 people were killed, with 2.5 million in India alone affected by the flood. Mainstream media barely covered this catastrophe where resources to manage the aftermath are scarce.