Hospital in Pakistan scrambles to save children

| 23/08/2010

(CNN): Amiza Mai rushes through the hospital doors, tears streaming from her eyes andher two-month-old boy cradled in her arms. He is screaming. Her baby boy Kalsoon has severe diarrhea and has been vomiting. He is so dehydrated that he needs fluids pumped into him intravenously immediately. He and his entire family are living in harsh conditions after losing everything in a rush of water. They are victims of Pakistan’s mighty floodthat has tossed so many families into chaos. "I’m like a rolling stone, going here and there," says his mother, Amiza Mai. "My life is over. I have lost everything. And now I am at the mercy of others and the government."

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