Image of Asia: Saving their livelihood from floods

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Posted: Sep 23, 2014 9:08 AM
Image of Asia: Saving their livelihood from floods

In this photo by Anupam Nath, Indian villagers rescue their pigs on a makeshift banana raft at Chaygaon village in Kamrup district of Assam state. Floods have inundated scores of villages in Assam and neighboring Meghalaya state, and more rain is forecast. The region is largely rural, and residents often try to save their livestock from floods because they depend on the animals for meat, milk or plowing fields.