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  • Bangkok, Thailand Braces for Flooding

    Thai residents are transported by Thai Navy personnel in a truck across a flooded street near to the rising waters of the Chao Phraya river Oct. 28, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand.
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  • Bangkok, Thailand Braces for Flooding

    Thai Buddhist monks look at flood waters outside a pagoda in Bangkok Oct. 28, 2011. Floods that have sparked an exodus from the Thai capital crept closer to the city center Oct. 28 2011, as the government considered cutting through roads blocking the path of the water.
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  • Bangkok, Thailand Braces for Flooding

    A boy plays in flood waters close to the overflowing Chao Phraya River Oct. 27, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand. About 400 people have died in flood-related incidents since late July according to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. Thailand is experiencing the worst flooding in 50 years with damages estimates running as high as $6 billion.
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  • Bangkok, Thailand Braces for Flooding

    A vendor sell boots in the flood waters in China town near the Chao Praya river in Bangkok Oct. 27, 2011. Thousands of Bangkok residents flocked to bus, rail and air terminals while heavy traffic snaked out of the sprawling Thai capital in an exodus from a mass of approaching floodwater.
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  • Bangkok, Thailand Braces for Flooding

    A young girl stands in flood waters in front of the Grand Palace near the Chao Praya river in Bangkok Oct. 27, 2011.
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  • Bangkok, Thailand Braces for Flooding

    A television news reporter does a piece to camera in waterlogged street, near the Chao Praya river in Bangkok, Oct. 26, 2011. Thailand's premier warned nervous Bangkok citizens that incoming floods could last for four weeks, as waters inched nearer the city center on the eve of an emergency five-day holiday.
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  • Bangkok, Thailand Braces for Flooding

    An elderly woman gets put on a truck going toward a hospital down the newly flooded streets near the Chao Phraya river Oct. 26, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand. Hundreds of factories closed in the central Thai province of Ayutthaya and Nonthaburi as the flood waters began to reach Bangkok.
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  • Bangkok, Thailand Braces for Flooding

    A man smokes a cigarette as flood waters rise in China Town near to the overflowing Chao Phraya river Oct. 26, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand.
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  • Bangkok, Thailand Braces for Flooding

    A Thai woman and her dogs make their way through deep floodwater in Nonthaburi province, suburban Bangkok, on Oct. 15, 2011. Thailand fought to hold back floodwaters flowing towards Bangkok as a spring tide hindered efforts to protect the city of 12 million people from the kingdom's worst inundation in decades.
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  • Bangkok, Thailand Braces for Flooding

    An elderly Thai woman sits in her home looking from the window at the floodwater in Nonthaburi province, suburban Bangkok.
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  • Bangkok, Thailand Braces for Flooding

    A Thai boy holds aloft banknotes to keep them dry while he swims during the flood in Nonthaburi province, suburban Bangkok, on Oct. 15, 2011.
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  • Thailand Flooding

    A Thai woman holds a rope as she crosses a strong stream of flood waters, Oct. 14, 2011 in Pathum Thani, north of Bangkok, Thailand. Crews of public workers, soldiers and volunteers are evacuating residents from flooded areas north of Bangkok as efforts continue to protect the capital from increased rainfall and rising tides.
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  • Thailand Flooding

    A thai resident stands in front of his house as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province, Oct. 14, 2011 in Pathum Thani, north of Bangkok, Thailand.
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  • Thailand Flooding

    Thai buddhist monks paddle a small boat as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province, Oct. 14, 2011 in Pathum Thani, north of Bangkok, Thailand.
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  • Thailand Flooding

    Thai residents evacuate buildings as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province, Oct. 14, 2011 in Pathum Thani, north of Bangkok, Thailand.
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  • Thailand Flooding

    A man carries his child for a boat service as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province, Oct. 14, 2011 in Pathum Thani, north of Bangkok, Thailand.
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  • Thailand Flooding

    Thai passengers sit on the bus as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province, Oct. 14, 2011 in Pathum Thani, north of Bangkok, Thailand.
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  • Thailand Flooding

    A man pushes his motorbike through a strong stream of flood waters as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province, Oct. 14, 2011 in Pathum Thani, north of Bangkok, Thailand.
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  • Thailand Flooding

    A young man balances in a tub as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province, Oct. 14, 2011 in Pathum Thani, north of Bangkok, Thailand.
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