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Thursday, 14 September, 2000, 15:04 GMT 16:04 UK
In Pictures: The Mekong floods
A Cambodian woman paddles a canoe along the Mekong
Hundreds of thousands of people have been made homeless in the floods
A farming family prepares to leave their flooded house in Hong Ngu district
Some 800,000 sq km of land have been deluged

The roofs of flooded houses emerge from flood waters in Tam Nong
The situation is particularly severe in Vietnam's rice growing provinces
Cambodia women and her children in Mekong river
In Cambodia the Mekong is on the verge of inundating the capital Phnom Penh
Cambodian police officers pile up sandbags just east of Phnom Penh
Cambodian police and troops are piling up sandbags around the capital

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) greets flood victims
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has appealed for international help

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