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Dozens Dead, Thousands Homeless in Bangladesh, India Floods

A flood affected family waits for the help at marooned Tarabari village, west of Gauhati, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Monday, June 20, 2022. Authorities in India and Bangladesh are struggling to deliver food and drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people evacuated from their homes in days of flooding that have submerged wide swaths of the countries. The floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed more than a dozen people, marooned millions and flooded millions of houses. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
A flood affected family waits for the help at marooned Tarabari village, west of Gauhati, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Monday, June 20, 2022. Authorities in India and Bangladesh are struggling to deliver food and drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people evacuated from their homes in days of flooding that have submerged wide swaths of the countries. The floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed more than a dozen people, marooned millions and flooded millions of houses. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

Sylhet, Bangladesh (AP) -- Villagers in northeastern Bangladesh crowded makeshift refugee centers and scrambled to meet boats arriving with food and fresh water as massive floods, which have killed dozens of people and displaced hundreds of thousands there and in neighboring India, continued to wreak havoc Tuesday.

In Sylhet, one of the worst-hit areas in the extreme northeast of the country near the border with India, villagers waded, swam and paddled makeshift rafts or small skiffs to a boat delivering aid that had moored to one shelter, its ground floor covered half way to the ceiling with water.