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Typhoon victims in the Philippines need your help!On September 26, 2009, Typhoon Ondoy brought a month's worth of rainfall to Metro Manila and nearby areas in just a few hours, causing severe flooding which resulted in the loss of many lives and the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people.Typhoon victims in the Philippines need your help! by *behindinfinity
Hurricane Katrina rainfall = 380mm in Louisiana
Typhoon Ondoy rainfall = 410mm in Manila
In areas, floods are deep enough to swallow up large vehicles. There are houses that are completely submerged. Thousands are stranded, some only having the roofs of their houses to stand on, with no decent shelter, food or clean water. Among those people are infants, pregnant women, handicapped individuals and the elderly. Many have lost their homes and all of their material possessions. And there are some who have lost things that cannot be replaced - family members, friends, loved ones. Hundreds of lives gone, and each one followed by a long chain of broken hearts, belonging to the ones they left behind.
Here are a few of the Typhoon Ondoy photos that
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