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Monsoon floods across South Asia

A man casts his fishing net in the flood waters next to his partially submerged hut in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man casts his fishing net in the flood waters next to his partially submerged hut in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man casts his fishing net in the flood waters next to his partially submerged hut in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel evacuate villagers in Kaliabor area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel evacuate villagers in Kaliabor area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel evacuate villagers in Kaliabor area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Forest guards chase away a rhino that strayed into a residential area after floods forced animals to escape the Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Forest guards chase away a rhino that strayed into a residential area after floods forced animals to escape the Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Forest guards chase away a rhino that strayed into a residential area after floods forced animals to escape the Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A boy walks along flood waters in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A boy walks along flood waters in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A boy walks along flood waters in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Villagers take shelter in a partially submerged house following floods at Baghmari village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Villagers take shelter in a partially submerged house following floods at Baghmari village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Villagers take shelter in a partially submerged house following floods at Baghmari village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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People use a makeshift raft to transport goats as they wade through a flooded road in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

People use a makeshift raft to transport goats as they wade through a flooded road in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

People use a makeshift raft to transport goats as they wade through a flooded road in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A woman looks out from her house in Janakpur, Nepal August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A woman looks out from her house in Janakpur, Nepal August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A woman looks out from her house in Janakpur, Nepal August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A child sleeps inside a temporary shelter after camping at a safe location in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A child sleeps inside a temporary shelter after camping at a safe location in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A child sleeps inside a temporary shelter after camping at a safe location in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A flood victim takes refuge inside a temporary shelter after camping at a safe location in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A flood victim takes refuge inside a temporary shelter after camping at a safe location in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A flood victim takes refuge inside a temporary shelter after camping at a safe location in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Cattle graze as a woman walks on higher ground in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Cattle graze as a woman walks on higher ground in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Cattle graze as a woman walks on higher ground in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Families take shelter at a school in Baghmari village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Families take shelter at a school in Baghmari village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Families take shelter at a school in Baghmari village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Flood affected families take shelter in front of a shop and wait for relief material in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Flood affected families take shelter in front of a shop and wait for relief material in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Flood affected families take shelter in front of a shop and wait for relief material in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A flood victim washes herself in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A flood victim washes herself in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A flood victim washes herself in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A mahout bathes his elephant inside the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A mahout bathes his elephant inside the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A mahout bathes his elephant inside the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Members of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) evacuate people in Baldakhal village on the outskirts of Agartala, India August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Members of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) evacuate people in Baldakhal village on the outskirts of Agartala, India August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Members of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) evacuate people in Baldakhal village on the outskirts of Agartala, India August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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A snake crawls along a flooded area in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A snake crawls along a flooded area in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A snake crawls along a flooded area in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A woman carrying goods walks along the flood-affected area in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A woman carrying goods walks along the flood-affected area in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A woman carrying goods walks along the flood-affected area in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A woman dries cloth in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A woman dries cloth in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A woman dries cloth in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A woman carries her child as she and others wade through a flooded road in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A woman carries her child as she and others wade through a flooded road in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A woman carries her child as she and others wade through a flooded road in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Flood victims stands near a house in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Flood victims stands near a house in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Flood victims stands near a house in Saptari District, Nepal August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Rhinos and buffaloes are seen at the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Rhinos and buffaloes are seen at the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Rhinos and buffaloes are seen at the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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