Philippines

Urgently seeking shelter after Tropical Storm Washi

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Time is ticking for international aid organizations in the Philippines, as thousands of people made homeless by flash floods urgently seek new accommodation.

It is nearly three weeks since Tropical Storm Washi brought 10 solid hours of torrential rain, causing a three-metre wall of water, mud and logs to cascade down the mountainsides in the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan, wiping out everything along the riverside.

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