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Philippines: Southwest Monsoon Flooding Situation Report No. 3 (as of 22 August 2013)



  • Floodwaters in Metro Manila recede after four days of incessant monsoon rains while flooding in the low-lying areas in provinces north and south of the capital persists.

  • Many of the 186,700 people sheltered in 590 evacuation centres are expected to return home in the coming days, particularly in Metro Manila.

  • The government is leading the response operation, which has shifted focus from evacuation and rescue to relief. There has been no confirmed further indication from the government for a targeted international support.


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