Palestinians in Gaza speak of life under Israeli occupation.
"The Islam of Timbuktu was taken hostage"
Pat Roque | 17 Dec 2012 12:37 GMT
A truck passes among dead coconut trees destroyed by Typhoon Bopha. The typhoon, which hit on December 4, has caused major damage to infrastructure and agriculture in the southern Philippines.
A wrecked school in Cateel, a town that was devastated by the typhoon(***)s strong winds. The storm destroyed thousands of homes, and many families are now living in cramped, temporary accommodations.
A woman looks for materials as she helps her husband rebuild their house in Cateel.
Toppled banana trees and destroyed houses abound in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley.
Many of the coconut trees were ravaged in the province of Davao Oriental, which relies primarily on the production of copra - dried coconut meat - for its livelihood.
Giant waves and flashfloods caused by the typhoon extirpated concrete tombs in Cateel.
Two men stand on the pile of logs as they search for victims of the flashfloods in New Bataan town. Thousands are still missing.
Rescuers dig up a body in New Bataan town. The typhoon has claimed over 1,000 lives, with many more believed to be dead.
Coffins are lined up containing remains of the victims of the flash floods in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, as the ground is being prepared for a mass burial.
Children line up on the road to beg after the typhoon left them homeless.
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