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The piercing wails from little lungs fill the air at this makeshift relief camp in Bihar's flood-ravaged Purnia district.

The babies scream for food. Their mothers cradle them in loving arms but cannot soothe the hunger in their bellies.

Food is scarce for the hundreds of people who have sought shelter here. They huddle under tents made from blankets and propped up by bamboo stems. Read full article »

CNN's Sara Sidner contributed to this report

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