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Monsoon floods devastate South Asia

A baby suffering from dehydration cries after being rescued from a flooded village in the eastern state of Bihar, India. 

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A baby suffering from dehydration cries after being rescued from a flooded village in the eastern state of Bihar, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A baby suffering from dehydration cries after being rescued from a flooded village in the eastern state of Bihar, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Children row a boat as they pass through damaged houses at a flood-affected village in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. 


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Children row a boat as they pass through damaged houses at a flood-affected village in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Children row a boat as they pass through damaged houses at a flood-affected village in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A woman wades through a flooded village in the eastern state of Bihar, India. 


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A woman wades through a flooded village in the eastern state of Bihar, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A woman wades through a flooded village in the eastern state of Bihar, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A boy uses a banana raft to transport his books in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India. 


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A boy uses a banana raft to transport his books in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A boy uses a banana raft to transport his books in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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People are rescued from a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. 

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People are rescued from a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

People are rescued from a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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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. 


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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. 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. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Partially submerged houses are seen at a flood-affected village in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. 


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Partially submerged houses are seen at a flood-affected village in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Partially submerged houses are seen at a flood-affected village in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Cattle graze as a woman walks on higher ground in Saptari District, Nepal. 


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

Cattle graze as a woman walks on higher ground in Saptari District, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A child sleeps inside a temporary shelter after camping at a safe location in Saptari District, Nepal. 


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

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


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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. 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. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A flood victim washes herself in Saptari District, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

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

A flood victim washes herself in Saptari District, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A woman looks out from her house in Janakpur, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

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

A woman looks out from her house in Janakpur, Nepal. 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. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

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

Families take shelter at a school in Baghmari village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A boy is pictured in a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A boy is pictured in a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A boy is pictured in a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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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. 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. 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. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Flood victims stands near a house in Saptari District, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

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

Flood victims stands near a house in Saptari District, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A woman walks through a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A woman walks through a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A woman walks through a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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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. 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. 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. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A boy walks along flood waters in Saptari District, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

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

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

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

A flood victim takes refuge inside a temporary shelter after camping at a safe location in Saptari District, Nepal. 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. 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. 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. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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People are rescued from a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

People are rescued from a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

People are rescued from a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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People wait to be rescued from a flooded village in the eastern state of Bihar, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

People wait to be rescued from a flooded village in the eastern state of Bihar, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

People wait to be rescued from a flooded village in the eastern state of Bihar, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A woman cooks inside her partially submerged house at a village in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A woman cooks inside her partially submerged house at a village in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A woman cooks inside her partially submerged house at a village in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A boy rows a makeshift raft as he transports a woman and a cooking gas cylinder through the flood waters in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A boy rows a makeshift raft as he transports a woman and a cooking gas cylinder through the flood waters in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A boy rows a makeshift raft as he transports a woman and a cooking gas cylinder through the flood waters in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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People row a boat in the flood waters next to their partially submerged huts in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

People row a boat in the flood waters next to their partially submerged huts in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

People row a boat in the flood waters next to their partially submerged huts in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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