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Massive Floods Strike Philippines

Sunday, 26 June 2011 06:43

‘Thousands of people in the Philippines have fled their houses due to a massive flooding of Tropical Storm Meari caused by seasonal monsoon rains in recent days.

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), over 69,000 families have been affected by the tropical storm in the National Capital Region, Central Luzon, Calabarzon and the Bicol region in the Philippines.

More than 3,200 people who fled their homes in the capital city of Manila are now living in evacuation centers, the civil defense agency said.’

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