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Flooding in Burma

Associated Press photos
Children look out from their house half-submerged in a low-lying area flooded Friday by the Nga-Wun River in Ah-Thouk township, Ayeyarwaddy Delta, about 130 80 miles southwest of Yangon, Myanmar.
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Buddhist monks take a boat as they collect alms at local bazaar flooded by the overflowing Nga-Wun River in the nation also known as Burma.
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A woman prepares food near a railway station where many people are staying after their houses were flooded by the overflowing Nga-Wun River.
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A boy follows his goats as buyers walk on a road at local bazaar flooded by the Nga-Wun River.

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