25 Dec '11, 8am

Sad Christmas for Philippine flood victims

Sad Christmas for Philippine flood victims

Residents affected by the devastating flash flood sleep on a gymnasium in Iligan City on Dec 24, 2011. Thousands of people in the southern Philippines are facing Christmas in emergency shelters after floods that left more than 1,000 people dead and another 1,000 unaccounted for. -- PHOTO: AFP ILIGAN, Philippines (AFP) - Tens of thousands of Philippine flood survivors queued for their Christmas meal in packed evacuation centres on Sunday, holiday spirits doused by thoughts of more than 2,000 dead or missing kin. Eight days after devastating flash floods swept to sea entire communities from the southern island of Mindanao, officials said 328,000 people were relying on emergency aid, including more than 69,000 sheltering at evacuation centres. Village chief Aurelio Magaro joined 422 other survivors from the rural hamlet of Digkilaan lining up for food in the courtyard of a sc...

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