23 Dec '11, 12pm

More help arrives for Philippine flood victims

More help arrives for Philippine flood victims

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines : More than 1,000 people are missing in the Philippines after deadly floods, the government said on Friday, doubling the feared death toll as relief groups rushed in aid for desperate survivors. Water and toilets are urgently needed to head off potential epidemics, while survivors of the the weekend disaster require more temporary shelters, said Angela Travis, a local spokeswoman for the United Nations Children's Fund. "The water situation is still difficult and we are worried about what this means for their health," Travis told AFP, with firetrucks having to distribute water after taps were damaged. She said those sleeping in schools also faced "the likelihood of a secondary displacement" once classes resume after the Christmas holidays. Nearly half a million people were affected by floods wrought by tropical storm Washi, UN agencies say, leavi...

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