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In pictures: South Asia flood chaos
Indian border security forces
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Every year the monsoons bring flooding to huge swathes of South Asia - here Indian police struggle to guard the border with Bangladesh
Flooding in Bihar
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The Indian state of Bihar is one of the worst affected areas.
Father daughter escape floods in Assam
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In the neighbouring state of Assam millions are homeless.
Trishaw in flooded waters in Kamalpur, Assam
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An estimated $222m worth of damage has been caused.
Villagers in Assam
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Road links between the north-east and the rest of India remain severed.
Flood relief helicopter in India
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Helicopters bringing relief supplies to the area have had trouble finding dry places to land.
Flooding in Bihar
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Taking refuge in the only safe place.
Flooding in Bangladesh
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In Bangladesh flooding has marooned about three million people, but still daily life must go on.



SEE ALSO:
Indian villagers tame floods
28 May 04  |  South Asia
Flash floods hit north-east India
06 Jul 04  |  South Asia
In Pictures: Monsoon season
18 Jul 03  |  Photo Gallery
Floods hit Bangladesh
18 Sep 03  |  South Asia
India's river plans spark furore
19 Aug 03  |  South Asia


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