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In pictures: Search continues

Rescuers dig up earth to search for victims at the site Monday Feb. 20, 2006 where an elementary school is believed buried in a massive landslide

Rescuers now hold out little hope of finding any more survivors from a devastating landslide in the Philippines.

US Marines survey the landslide area on their first drop off of the day in rescue and reconstruction efforts in the devastated landslide area, early Monday, Feb. 20, 2006

US Marines have arrived to help with the recovery operation.

 US Marines join other rescuers in digging up earth at the site Monday Feb. 20, 2006 where an elementary school is believed buried in a massive landslide

Search teams are focusing on a school which was buried in up to 35m (115 feet) of mud.

Aerial view showing the landslide site - 18/2/06

The entire village of Guinsaugon was obliterated.

Machinery used to ferry a child victim to a waiting ambulance after being dug out from the mud  - 18/2/06

Continuing heavy rain - which contributed to Friday's landslide - is hampering efforts.

Filipino soldiers carry a landslide victim on a stretcher 18/2/06

Search teams have been told to tread carefully, in case they sink into the mud.

Villagers cover their noses at a temporary morgue in southern Leyte

As bodies are recovered, so begins the grim task of identifying the victims.

Villagers wait at a cordon near the site of the mudslide

Anxious villagers can do little but watch and wait, as the recovery operation goes on.




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