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‘I hate Isis’: uprooted survivors of Marawi siege long to return home | Global development

Thousands of survivors of an Islamic State siege in the Philippines are stuck in makeshift dwellings more than two years after their city was liberated, with many forced to drink contaminated water despite the presence of EU-funded aid agencies. They were among an estimated 350,000 people driven from their homes when Islamist fighters seized control […]

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Typhoon Kammuri slams into Philippines, forcing thousands to flee

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThese Philippine homes were battered by fierce rains as Typhoon Kammuri moved in Typhoon Kammuri has made landfall in the central Philippines, at the southern end of Luzon island. Some 200,000 residents have been evacuated from coastal and mountainous areas over fears of flooding, storm surges and […]

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Typhoon Haiyan Killed Thousands Of People In The Philippines. Its Survivors Want Justice.

TACLOBAN, the Philippines — When the winds blow this strong, the rain stings like needles, scraps of wood cut through flesh like bullets, and corrugated metal sheets slice like knives. On that morning in November 2013, the wind churned the ocean into a mountain of water and pushed it onto the city. Survivors remember the […]

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