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Pakistan: “Unliveable for humans”: A visual documentation of Jacobabad, one of the world’s hottest cities

Index Number: ASA 33/4876/2021

The city of Jacobabad, located in the province of Sindh in Pakistan, has been facing sweltering heat in the summer months consistently since 2017. For the city’s residents, the climate crisis is not a distant threat but a lived reality and Jacobabad offers a glimpse into what life could soon look in many other parts of the world. This photo essay is the outcome of a field visit carried out by Amnesty International in August 2021.

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