A man watches his pigs outside a temporary evacuation center ...
Sep 28th, 2011
(Reuters) - A man watches his pigs outside a temporary evacuation center after Typhoon Nesat submerged his house in San Mateo Rizal, east of Manila September 28, 2011. The Philippines began on Wednesday the clean-up of flooded areas and assessments of damage, including to the key rice crop, a day after Nesat left behind at least 18 dead. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo (PHILIPPINES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT) -
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