Monday, August 16, 2010
Pakistan floods cut off electricity
In northwestern Pakistan, floodwaters have destroyed many sources of electricity after sweeping away most hydroelectric turbines. Hydroelectric generators cost less than $700, which are crucial for irrigating crops and watering animals in remote rural areas. Residents are hoping that the government or the international community can help cover the cost of generators and restore electricity to their villages.
Posted by The Progressive Rambler at 12:38 PM