Drenched Philippines Shifts to Rescue Mode

Filipino girls sit outside Paaralang Elementary School during a medical civil assistance program (MEDCAP).

Filipino girls sit outside Paaralang Elementary School during a medical civil assistance program (MEDCAP). Photo: United States Navy.




MANILA — The Philippine weather service has lifted its storm warning for the capital, Manila. Flood waters that affected more than two-million people are now receding.

Three days of flooding in the capital region and immediate surrounding provinces followed nearly two weeks of non-stop rain caused by three cyclones in the Pacific.

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