A woman rows a makeshift raft as girls wade through floodwaters in Morigaon district, Assam, India. Reuters
Over 16 lakh people in 1,536 villages across 21 of Assam's 33 districts are still affected by flood, according to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials. More than 100 human lives have been lost in the state due to floods.
The flood-induced devastation, which Sharif described in biblical terms, means it's incumbent on Pakistan to "ensure rapid economic growth and lift millions out of poverty and hunger," he said.
Both countries have asked the military to help with the severe flooding, which could worsen because rains are expected to continue over the weekend.
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