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By Donald Lambro
Even retail giant Wal-Mart shows telltale signs of trouble
Topic - Nazir Ahmed
Residents of this Pakistani village whose lives were washed away by last year's floods complain that they have been largely forgotten.
Across the Pakistan flood zone, thousands — perhaps hundreds of thousands — of people have decided to stay in their homes, often sleeping on rooftops because of the high water.
"The police do not turn up even when blood is shed, when a man is murdered," Mr. Ahmed said. "There is no chance that they would protect the village's homes."
Perhaps he could hire himself out as a day laborer, he said, earning a dollar or two a day working on farms or construction sites.