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At least 700 killed in South Asia floods

Aug 21, 2017 - 12:50 AM

Over a million people are forced to flee their homes due to the massive flooding

Indian villagers attempt to cross flood waters with the help of rope and empty canisters next to a washed away portion of a bridge at Palsa village in Purnia district in Bihar state on August 18, 2017. At least 221 people have died and more than 1.5 million have been displaced by monsoon flooding across India, Nepal and Bangladesh, officials said August 15, as rescuers scoured submerged villages for the missing. / AFP PHOTO / DIPTENDU DUTTA

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Myanmar admits 'weak' flood response as monsoon misery spreads

Aug 04, 2015 - 9:11 PM

The quasi civilian government has come under mounting criticism on social media accused of underplaying the scale of the disaster

FLOODS. A boy uses plastic cans as floats to get through a flooded road in Kale township of Sagaing Region, Myanmar, August 3, 2015. Photo by Lynn Bo Bo/EPA