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In pictures: South Asia floods
Bangladeshi children afflicted by waterborne diseases resulting from floods
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As flood waters recede in Bangladesh, the fear now is of waterborne diseases.
Flood affected Bangladeshis queue for food at a shelter in Dhaka
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The government has called for help and says up to 20 million people need food aid after the worst floods in six years.
Flood affected shopkeepers sit in a waterlogged shop in Dhaka
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About 60% of Bangladesh is under water, and millions are homeless. Damage is put at $7bn.
Bangladeshi Air Force helicopter on a relief sortie
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The country has sufficient emergency supplies - the problem is reaching those cut off, say relief workers.
Bangladeshi villagers on a tractor along the flooded Brahmanbaria-Comilla highway
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Many people, including these farmers, are having to fend for themselves.
A flood victim beside his submerged house in the Samastipur District, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar
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In India, the floodwaters are also receding but many villages and towns remain inundated.
A handicapped man with his family wades through floodwater in Assam
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This year's floods hit all 27 districts in the north-eastern state of Assam, with thousands still marooned.
Flood-affected people queue for the medical check by Indian Army doctors in Assam
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Many in Assam have accused the state and central government of not doing enough to help them.
School children run through rainwater in Bombay, India
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The monsoon was greeted with joy in other parts of India which have been experiencing drought-like conditions.

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