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15 Killed, Nearly 43 Lakh Affected In Assam Floods

At least 15 people killed and over 43 lakh have been affected as Assam flood situation worsens. Officials say people have been hit by the deluge in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur, Darrang, Baksa, Barpeta, Nalbari, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Goalpara, Morigaon, Hojai, Nagaon, Golaghat, Majuli, Jorhat, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts.

July 12, 2019

In this photo, a tiger rests on a bed inside a house on the outskirts of the flooded Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary, in Assam.

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Medical officers distribute medicines to flood victims in Gagalmari, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.

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Medical officials distribute medicines to flood victim at a temporary shelter on an embankment in flood affected Gagalmari, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.

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A doctor checks a young flood victim at a temporary shelter on an embankment in Gagalmari, Assam.

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A medical team travels on a boat to attend to flood victims in Gagalmari, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.

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Flood-affected villagers dry paddy grains on an elevated road, in Morigoan.

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A man rows a boat past homes submerged in floodwaters in Gagalmari, in Assam.

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A Forest Guard security post in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary seen half-submerged following monsoon rains, in Morigoan.

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A one-horned Rhinoceros walks followed by a calf in the flooded Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, east of Guwahati.

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Forest officers stand guard as a one-horned rhinoceros takes shelter on higher ground in the flooded Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, east of Guwahati.

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Asiatic wild buffalos stand in floodwaters in Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, east of Guwahati. The sanctuary has the highest density of the one-horned Rhinoceros in the world.

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Flood affected villagers travel on a boat in Gagalmari, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. In Assam, officials said floodwaters have killed more than a dozen people and brought misery to some 4.5 million.

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Villagers relocate to a safer place from their flood-affected village following monsoon rains, in Morigoan.

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A woman carries her belongings from a flood affected area to a safer place, following heavy monsoon rain, in Morigaon district.

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Residents wade through a flooded street following heavy monsoon rain, in Kamrup district.

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A woman carries a child through a flooded street following incessant rainfall, in Kamrup district of Assam.

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Local people construct an embankment with bamboo and sand bags which was breached by the swollen Brahmaputra River, at Monakuchi village in Hajo district of Assam.

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Health workers seen at a flooded government hospital in flood-hit Morigaon district of Assam.

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Residents carry vessels containing potable water on a boat, in a flood affected area, following heavy monsoon rain in Morigaon district.

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A view of a damaged house in a flood affected area, following heavy monsoon rain in Kamrup.

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A view of a submerged village, in flood-affected Morigaon district in Assam.

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Women carry pitchers filled with drinking water as they wade through the flooded area following heavy Monsoon rain, at Morigaon district.

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Members of a family attempt to salvage their household items and furniture at their flooded house in Sivasagar district of Assam.

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Commuters wade across a waterlogged street in a flood-affected village near Hajo, in Kamrup district of Assam.

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A herd of buffaloes rest on a state highway before being moved to a safer location from flood-affected Kalita Kuchi village, in Kamrup district of Assam.

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A family uses a banana raft to reach safer place from a flood-affected village near Hajo, in Kamrup district of Assam.

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One-horned rhinoceros seen at an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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Commuters wade across a waterlogged street in a flood-affected village near Hajo, in Kamrup district of Assam.

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Flood-hit people collect food items from the administration as part of relief, in Kamrup district of Assam.

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Flood affected people take shelter on a boat in Jhargaon, east of Guwahati, Assam.

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Flood affected villagers stand near a boat filled with vessels of drinking water in Jhargaon, east of Guwahati, Assam.

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A flood affected woman prepares food on a boat in Jhargaon, east of Guwhati, Assam.

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Flood affected people take shelter in a boat in Jhargaon, east of Guwahati, Assam.

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NDRF personnel rescue a person from a flood affected area, in Morigaon district.

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A boy rides a buffalo to as he wades across a flooded area, in Kamrup district. Flood situation in Assam has deteriorated as floodwaters submerged 30 of the 33 districts in Assam and death toll increased to 15, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the situation and assured of all assistance from the Centre.

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A deer at an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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A one-horned rhino calf at the flood-affected Kaziranga National Park of Assam.

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Elephants cross a road in an attempt to move to a higher ground in the flooded Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

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Buffaloes attempt to move to a higher ground in the flooded Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

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A woman collects potable water from a handpump in a flooded area, following heavy monsoon rain in Kamrup district. Flood situation in Assam has deteriorated as floodwaters submerged 30 of the 33 districts in Assam and death toll increased to 15, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the situation and assured of all assistance from the Centre.

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Residents cast their fishing nets in floodwaters, following heavy monsoon rain, in Guwahati.

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A fuel filling station submerged in floodwater following incessant rainfalls, near Hajo in Kamrup.

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A woman arrives to offer prayers at Naamghar (temple) on a banana raft at a flood-affected Kulhiti village, in Kamrup.

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A villager leaves his house submerged in knee-deep floodwater following incessant monsoon rainfall, in Kamrup.

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An aerial view of flooded Majuli, an island in River Brahmaputra, Assam.

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A flood-affected villager moves LPG cylinders loaded on a boat to a safer place, in Morigaon.

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An aerial view of flooded Majuli, an island in River Brahmaputra, Assam.

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One-horned rhinoceros seen at an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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One-horned rhinoceros seen moving to an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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One-horned rhinoceros and other wildlife seen at an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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NDRF personnel conduct evacuation operation from the flood affected area of Baksa district in Assam.

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Army personnel conduct evacuation operation from the flood affected area of Nalbari district in Assam.

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People shift belongings from their submerged house at a flood-affected area, at Hatishila in Kamrup.

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Residents wade through a flooded street following heavy monsoon rains, in Guwahati. The water level of River Brahmaputra has risen above the danger level causing flood like situation in many areas.

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A man washes his clothes next to an uprooted tree, in a flood affected area following heavy monsoon rain in Guwahati.

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A elderly person sits on a chair as his house is partialy submerged under flood waters, following heavy monsoon rain, in Guwahati. The water level of River Brahmaputra has risen above the danger level causing flood like situation in many areas.

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NDRF personnel helping people to reach safer places in Golaghat of Assam.

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Families shifting their belongings to safer places in Morigaon district in Assam.

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NDRF personnel helping people to reach safer places in Golaghat of Assam.

Photograph by Anuwar Hazarika

NDRF personnel helping people to reach safer places in Golaghat of Assam.

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Families shifting their belongings to safer places in Morigaon district in Assam.

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A girl collecting potable water in flood affected Morigaon in Assam.

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Flood affected villagers transport a motorcycle on a boat in Burha Burhi village, east of Guwahati, Assam.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal (2nd R) along with officials visits the flood affected Krishnaguru Sewa Ashram at Na Satra, Sarthebari in Barpeta district.

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Women wade through flood water at a village following heavy rains, near Kaziranag National Park.

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People try to catch fish in a flood affected village after heavy rains at Baldakhal in Agartala.

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A family marooned on the top of a hut in the flood-hit locality of Panikhaiti in Kamrup district of Assam.

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Villagers transport flood relief materials on a boat in Burgaon village, east of Guwahati, Assam.

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Workers construct a bamboo structure to reach a ferry on the swelled Brahmaputra river following heavy monsoon rain, in Guwahati.

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A flooded school following incessant rains, in Nagaon district of Assam.

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A one-horned rhino at the flood-affected Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Morigaon district of Assam.

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A flood affected girl standing on the roof of a house takes help to board on a boat in Katahguri village along river Brahmaputra, east of Guwahati.

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Flood affected villagers with their belongings travel on a boat in Katahguri village in river Brahmaputra, east of Guwahati.

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Flood affected villagers with their belongings travel on a boat in Katahguri village along the river Brahmaputra, east of Guwahati.

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A view of the flooded Lachit Ghat following heavy monsoon rains in Guwahati.

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A woman uses bamboos to cross a flooded area at a village in Morigaon district of Assam.

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A boy sits in a container to move across a flooded village in Morigaon district of Assam.

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Army carries out the rescue operation and evacuates the stranded villagers as the flood situation becoming grave near Baksa, Assam.

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A woman stands near her damaged hut caused due to flooded area due to incessant rainfalls, at Hajo in Kamrup.

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Flood affected villagers commute to safer places using a boat at Harmoti Village near Kaziranga National park in Nagaon.

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A security personnel on a boat wades through flooded waters at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam

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People stand on a damaged embarkment washed out by the floods due to incessant rainfalls, at Hajo in Kamrup.

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Rhinos stuck in flood waters at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam

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Villagers travel on a boat through flood waters in Assam’s Morigaon

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A woman rows a makeshift raft to move to safer place with her husband and households belongings from the flooded area, in Morigaon district of Assam

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A damaged bridge washed out by the floods at Lahorighat, in Morigaon.

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A man rows a makeshift raft to cross floodwaters following incessant monsoon rainfall, at Lahorighat village in Morigaon

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People stand on a damaged embankment washed away by floods at Lahorighat in Morigaon district of Assam.

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A man fishing near his partially submerged hut by the floods at Lahorighat in Morigaon District of Assam.

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A boy stands near an embankment washed away by floods at Lahorighat Village in Morigaon district of Assam.

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A house is seen submerged under flood waters, following heavy monsoon rain, in Morigaon district of Assam.

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Villagers walk through the flooded street at Dhamdhama in Nalbari district of Assam.

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Villagers wade through a flooded area, following heavy monsoon rain, in Nalbari district, Assam.

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Villagers move to a safer place from a flooded area on a makeshift raft, in Nalbari district, Assam.

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A temple is seen half submerged under flood waters, following heavy monsoon rain, in Kamrup district.

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The idol of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi at the Chakreshwar Temple submerged in flooded Brahmaputra River at Kalipur near Guwahati.

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Villagers cross a flooded area following incessant monsoon rainfall, at Chhaygaon in Kamrup.

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