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Mindanao Deluge

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Filipino soldiers patrol against looters at a village that was devastated by rampaging flood waters in Iligan City, southern Mindanao, Philippines, 23 December 2011.  More than 1,000 people are still missing in devastating floods that already killed at least 1,080 in the Philippines, the Office of Civil Defence said.  Rescuers continued to recover bodies from the seaside villages of the worst-hit cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan, said Benito Ramos, the agency‘s administrator.

 

 

 

A Filipino flood victim’s baby rests on top of relief clothes inside an evacuation center in a village that was devastated by rampaging flood waters in Iligan City, southern Mindanao, Philippines, 23 December 2011.

 

A Filipino villager walks past a ruined house in the village that was devastated by rampaging flood waters in Cagayan De Oro City, southern Mindanao, Philippines, 21 December 2011.

 

UNTV-37 conducts feeding program outside a temporary evacuation center in a village that was devastated by rampaging flood waters, in Cagayan De Oro City, southern Mindanao, Philippines, 20 December 2011.

 

 

An aerial view of areas affected by flashfloods in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Mindanao, Philippines, 19 December 2011.  Authorities rushed drinking water and body bags to two southern Philippine cities devastated by floods caused by a tropical storm that killed more than 650 people.  Coffins were in short supply and funeral parlours unable to keep up with the mounting death toll in the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan, where 552 people died, according to the national Red Cross.

 

Filipinos view bodies of flood victims at a village that was devastated by rampaging flood waters, in the town of Jassaan, Misamis Oriental province, southern Mindanao, Philippines, 19 December 2011.

 

 

 

Filipino flood victims walk on top of logs washed ashore at a village that was devastated by rampaging flood waters in Iligan City, southern Mindanao, Philippines, 22 December 2011.

 

Filipino flood victims sleep under an elevated road at a village that was devastated by rampaging flood waters in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Mindanao, Philippines, 24 December 2011.

 

 

 

 

Filipino flood victims reach for goods during a relief distribution inside a temporary evacuation center in a village that was devastated by rampaging flood waters, in Cagayan De Oro City, southern Mindanao, Philippines, 20 December 2011. Nearly 43,000 of the displaced population are staying in cramped evacuation centres that lack facilities, while some have been forced to beg for food on the streets.

 

 

Filipino soldiers and the MMDA (Metropolitan Manila Development Authority) work together in the rescue operation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNTV-37 News And Rescue conducts feeding program outside a temporary evacuation center in a village that was devastated by rampaging flood waters, in Cagayan De Oro City, southern Mindanao, Philippines, 20 December 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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