Americans continue to follow the Dr. Laura and Mosque-gate stories more than the 20 million flood victims in Pakistan. At least ushahidi is up and coordinating emergency responders.
Note that the top trace reflects how many people are searching on the web for information, whereas the bottom trace reflects news report frequency.
I’ve yet to see a map of the affected area in print – but it is roughly the size of Italy by one report. So here are some maps:
Above: Swat valley (brown) and surrounding areas in the North. Taliban controls large parts of Swat and to the west.
Below: The rest of the 20 million Pakistanis live in the river valley highlighted in red.