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A boy paddles a makeshift raft in flooded Kalay township, in the Sagaing region of Myanmar. Heavy monsoon rains have affected more than 210,000 people in 12 out of Myanmar's 14 states and regions since June.
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August 4, 2015 More than 200,000 people have been displaced by floods and landslides, with at least 46 deaths reported.
From a rooftop in a Manila suburb today, residents watched water flow through flooded streets.
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August 9, 2012 Monsoons have overwhelmed Manila. There's widespread flooding and there have been many landslides. Nearly 600,000 people have now had to flee their homes. At least 19 people are dead.
August 18, 2010 Misery spreads in Pakistan as new areas are hit by flood waters. The government angered people by saying that flood waters were receding, which turned out not to be true.
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