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Philippines proves better prepared for floods

After lessons learned from 2009 disaster, relatively few lives were lost during recent flooding.

    People in the Philippines are cleaning up after a week of flooding across the country.

    Thousands of people were evacuated in time and relatively few lives were lost.

    After hundreds died in devastating floods in 2009, evacuation measures have been greatly improved.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Rizal province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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