Philippine flood survivors seek aid; 246 dead
By TERESA CEROJANO (AP) – 1 day ago
MANILA, Philippines — Flood victims trudged through ankle-deep sludge to crowded relief centers in the Philippines, as the death toll rose to 246 from waters that submerged the homes of more than 2 million people.
Another tropical storm was headed toward the southern Philippines and could hit on Wednesday afternoon, government forecaster Malou Rivera said. Officials fear more heavy rain could flood already hard-hit areas, and complicate cleanup efforts
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Five days after storm, many communities are still flooded
KIMBERLY JANE T. TAN AND MELISSA DELOS SANTOS, GMANews.TV
As another storm barrels into the Philippines, many communities in the Mega Manila area remain underwater, unreached or under-reported. Five days after tropical storm 'Ondoy' dumped a record amount of rain on the metropolis, the full extent of the disaster is still unfolding.
Parts of Marikina and Pasig in Metro Manila and the provinces of Bulacan, Laguna and Rizal remained flooded, forcing hundreds of thousands of residents to remain in evacuation centers