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Flooding Damages Hospitals In Kashmir, Worsening Health Crisis

New York Times: Hospitals in Kashmir Struggle After Flooding, Deepening a Health Crisis
“…In the aftermath of the powerful floods that hit Kashmir early this month, the area is in the midst of a health crisis. Much of the region depends on the premier hospitals in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir State, but most were badly damaged by the water. In the aftermath of the floods, people are living in neighborhoods choked by putrid, infectious, and in some spots impassable water…” (Najar/Sharma, 9/19).

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