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'Not prepared' for Philippine floods


Residents living in the remote village of Antipolo in the Philippines, have been struggling to try and rebuild their lives after a main bridge was destroyed by Tropical Storm Ketsana. Locals have made small rafts to travel across the river.

It has been reported that at least eight people were buried in a landslide in the area.

Speaking to the BBC, Daphne Villanueva of Christian Aid says she believes that the country was not prepared for the tropical storm, that killed at least 140 people.


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