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Typhoon Bopha aftermath

<p>A rare cloud formation is seen amidst toppled banana trees, which was destroyed at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in Montevista town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012. 

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A rare cloud formation is seen amidst toppled banana trees, which was destroyed at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in Montevista town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A rare cloud formation is seen amidst toppled banana trees, which was destroyed at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in Montevista town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Mothers hold their babies inside a damaged school turned into an evacuation centre for residents who were rendered homeless after their houses were swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012.
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Mothers hold their babies inside a damaged school turned into an evacuation centre for residents who were rendered homeless after their houses were swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern...more

Mothers hold their babies inside a damaged school turned into an evacuation centre for residents who were rendered homeless after their houses were swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Children eat porridge at an evacuation centre for residents who were rendered homeless after their houses were swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012. 
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Children eat porridge at an evacuation centre for residents who were rendered homeless after their houses were swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012....more

Children eat porridge at an evacuation centre for residents who were rendered homeless after their houses were swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Rescuers evacuate a child who survived flooding with her pregnant mother as they cross a river in New Bataan town, Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. 

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Rescuers evacuate a child who survived flooding with her pregnant mother as they cross a river in New Bataan town, Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Rescuers evacuate a child who survived flooding with her pregnant mother as they cross a river in New Bataan town, Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Residents burn debris left after Typhoon Bopha in the coastal town of Boston, Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, December 10, 2012. 

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Residents burn debris left after Typhoon Bopha in the coastal town of Boston, Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Residents burn debris left after Typhoon Bopha in the coastal town of Boston, Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Rescuers dig for the body of a typhoon victim inside a church damaged by flashfloods at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012.
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Rescuers dig for the body of a typhoon victim inside a church damaged by flashfloods at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Rescuers dig for the body of a typhoon victim inside a church damaged by flashfloods at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>A view of houses destroyed at the height of Typhoon Bopha, is pictured in the coastal town of Boston, Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, December 10, 2012. 


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A view of houses destroyed at the height of Typhoon Bopha, is pictured in the coastal town of Boston, Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A view of houses destroyed at the height of Typhoon Bopha, is pictured in the coastal town of Boston, Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>A vendor sits next to a Coca Cola refrigerator amidst destroyed food stalls after Typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. 
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A vendor sits next to a Coca Cola refrigerator amidst destroyed food stalls after Typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A vendor sits next to a Coca Cola refrigerator amidst destroyed food stalls after Typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>A man stands near makeshift tents surrounded by a destroyed banana plantation in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. 

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A man stands near makeshift tents surrounded by a destroyed banana plantation in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A man stands near makeshift tents surrounded by a destroyed banana plantation in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Children wait for free porridge distributed outside an evacuation centre for residents who were rendered homeless after their houses were swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012. 
REUTERS/Erik De Castro </p>

Children wait for free porridge distributed outside an evacuation centre for residents who were rendered homeless after their houses were swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern...more

Children wait for free porridge distributed outside an evacuation centre for residents who were rendered homeless after their houses were swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 8, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>A pregnant woman who survived flooding holds her child on a stretcher while waiting to be evacuated in New Bataan town, Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 6, 2012.
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A pregnant woman who survived flooding holds her child on a stretcher while waiting to be evacuated in New Bataan town, Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A pregnant woman who survived flooding holds her child on a stretcher while waiting to be evacuated in New Bataan town, Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>A damaged house is pictured among toppled trees and crops in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 7, 2012. 

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A damaged house is pictured among toppled trees and crops in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jay Morales/Malacanang Photo Bureau

A damaged house is pictured among toppled trees and crops in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jay Morales/Malacanang Photo Bureau

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<p>Residents carry the coffin of a typhoon victim in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. 

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Residents carry the coffin of a typhoon victim in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Residents carry the coffin of a typhoon victim in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Villagers dry their stuffed toys a day after typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. 
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Villagers dry their stuffed toys a day after typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Villagers dry their stuffed toys a day after typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Residents carry the body of victim after flash floods brought by Typhoon Bopha swept New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. 
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Residents carry the body of victim after flash floods brought by Typhoon Bopha swept New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Residents carry the body of victim after flash floods brought by Typhoon Bopha swept New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>A father cries after finding his son among victims of a flash flood after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan, Compostela province southern Philippines, December 5, 2012.
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A father cries after finding his son among victims of a flash flood after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan, Compostela province southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

A father cries after finding his son among victims of a flash flood after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan, Compostela province southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Residents walk along a destroyed road towards an evacuation centre after typhoon Bopha hit in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012.

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Residents walk along a destroyed road towards an evacuation centre after typhoon Bopha hit in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Residents walk along a destroyed road towards an evacuation centre after typhoon Bopha hit in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>A typhoon victim clings on a rope while being evacuated in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. 

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A typhoon victim clings on a rope while being evacuated in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A typhoon victim clings on a rope while being evacuated in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>People are pictured among debris from toppled trees and crops in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 7, 2012. 

REUTERS/Jay Morales/Malacanang Photo Bureau</p>

People are pictured among debris from toppled trees and crops in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jay Morales/Malacanang Photo Bureau

People are pictured among debris from toppled trees and crops in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jay Morales/Malacanang Photo Bureau

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<p>Villagers wait to be evacuated after their homes were swept away by flash floods brought by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. 
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Villagers wait to be evacuated after their homes were swept away by flash floods brought by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Villagers wait to be evacuated after their homes were swept away by flash floods brought by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Residents clean their sofa outside their destroyed house after Typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. 
REUTERS/Erik De Castro </p>

Residents clean their sofa outside their destroyed house after Typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Residents clean their sofa outside their destroyed house after Typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>A man retrieves a case of soda from the debris of food stalls destroyed by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012.  REUTERS/Erik De Castro </p>

A man retrieves a case of soda from the debris of food stalls destroyed by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A man retrieves a case of soda from the debris of food stalls destroyed by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Residents wash their clothes near their destroyed houses in Montevista town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. 
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Residents wash their clothes near their destroyed houses in Montevista town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Residents wash their clothes near their destroyed houses in Montevista town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Villagers wash their clothes amidst a destroyed banana plantation after Typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. 
REUTERS/Erik De Castro </p>

Villagers wash their clothes amidst a destroyed banana plantation after Typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Villagers wash their clothes amidst a destroyed banana plantation after Typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Bodies of flash flood victims lie on the ground as villagers look for their missing relatives after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Bodies of flash flood victims lie on the ground as villagers look for their missing relatives after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Bodies of flash flood victims lie on the ground as villagers look for their missing relatives after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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