Floods and landslides in Philippines killed 22 people

Floods and landslides in Philippines killed 22 people

Manila : Philippines | Jan 14, 2014 at 10:21 PM PST
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In the south of the Philippine archipelago, where the second week of heavy rains come, at least 22 people were victims of floods and landslides, dozens of people were missing. From the flooded and destroyed homes in the tent camp for refugees evacuated more than 200,000 residents.

Most are a catastrophe in Mindanao with a population of 22 million people, according to ITAR-TASS . Because of the rains began to go there mudflows and landslides from the mountain slopes. Element caused serious damage to farmland and social infrastructure. Food and other humanitarian aid to the victims thrown military transport planes Philippine Air Force.

Annually Philippine archipelago, which includes the 7000 islands descend from 22 to 27 typhoons and tropical storms of Super.

rsa76 is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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