EPA 2012-08-11 12:32:09 Floods in the Philippines
A view of a damaged gravel pit on the banks of a river at a flood-hit village in the town of Rodriguez, Rizal province, Philippines, 11 August 2012. Philippines intensified relief operations to hundreds of thousands of victims of floods in the capital and nearby provinces as the death toll rose to 66. The number of refugees reached more than 750,000, with more than 440,000 of them staying in evacuation centres, the Office of Civil Defence said. More than 2 million people were affected by the worst floods in the capital and surrounding provinces since 2009. EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG
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