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Widespread flooding paralyzed the Philippine capital and many other areas on Wednesday as rescue efforts focused on the large number of distressed residents who are still marooned on their roof tops and unable to move to high ground. Emergency workers and troops rushed food, water and clothes to nearly 850,000 people displaced and marooned from deadly floods spawned by 11 straight days of southwest monsoon rains that soaked the Philippine capital and nearby provinces.

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Aug 09, 2012 07:17pm
May Allah have mercy on them and to their country...
Rajesh Gupta
Aug 10, 2012 06:57am
it is very painful for me to see all these tragic scenes, our conscience ask where is God. Rajesh Gupta
Aug 17, 2012 05:55am