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Philippines declares 'state of calamity'
President visits affected areas and authorities ready communal tombs as death toll from floods nears 1,000 people.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2011 12:08 GMT
Death toll rises in Philippines flooding
Officials now say almost 1,000 people killed by Typhoon Washi after it hit villages in the southern part of the country.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2011 02:35 GMT
Mass burials for Philippines flood victims
Officials fearful that bodies could pose health risk with more than 650 people dead and hundreds still missing.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2011 19:24 GMT
Philippines steps up flood relief efforts
Frantic search for survivors continues after torrential rains claim the lives of 652 people, with 808 others missing.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2011 18:19 GMT
Philippines storm triggers deadly floods
At least 436 people killed as flash floods hit Iligan and the island of Mindanao following tropical storm Washi.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2011 04:26 GMT
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