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  1. Typhoon Washi victims wash clothes next to an overturned vehicle in a village in Cagayan de Oro in southern Philippines. Rescuers searched for more than 100 people still missing after flash floods and landslides swept houses into rivers and out to sea, killing almost 500 ...
  2. Residents rendered homeless after their houses were hit by flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi, rest inside a church turned into an evacuation center in Iligan city, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  3. Typhoon Washi evacuees pray during a mass inside a church turned into an evacuation center in Iligan city, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  4. Residents rendered homeless after their houses were swept in by flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi, seek shelter inside a church turned into an evacuation centre in Iligan city, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  5. Typhoon Washi victims pray during a mass near the coffins of children drowned in flash floods inside a church turned into an evacuation centre in Iligan city in southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  6. A woman stands next to the coffin of her child and other typhoon victims, drowned in a village hit by flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi inside a church turned into an evacuation centre in Iligan city, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  7. A woman and her child cook food in a makeshift shelter after their house was swept away by flash floods in a village hit by Typhoon Washi, in Cagayan de Oro city, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  8. Residents return to their homes to save some household items at Iligan city in southern Philippines. Tropical storm Washi blew away after devastating the southern Philippines with flash floods that killed hundreds of people as they slept and turned two coastal cities int ...
  9. An aerial view shows shanties damaged by flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi (Sendong) in Cagayan De Oro city, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  10. An aerial view shows shanties damaged by flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi (Sendong) in Cagayan De Oro city, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  11. An aerial view shows shanties damaged by flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi (Sendong) in Cagayan De Oro city, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  12. Dump trucks lie in mud on the compound of a three-storey house damaged by flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi (Sendong) in Cala-Cala town in Cagayan De Oro city, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  13. An aerial view shows shanties damaged by flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi (Sendong) in Cagayan De Oro city, southern Philippines in December 2011. Photo: Reuters
  14. A general view of a village hit by flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi in Cagayan de Oro in the southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  15. Typhoon Washi victims who are made homeless after their houses were swept away by flash floods rest at an evacuation center in Cagayan de Oro in the southern Philippine. Photo: Reuters
  16. Villagers search for their missing relatives amidst debris in a village hit by flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi in Cagayan de Oro in the southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  17. Typhoon Washi victims who are made homeless after their houses were swept away by flash floods wait for free meals at an evacuation center in Cagayan de Oro in the southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  18. The body of a villager who drowned in flash floods lies on a road in Cagayan de Oro city in the southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  19. A woman looks for belongings among the debris of her family's house, which was destroyed by flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi, in Cagayan de Oro in the southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  20. A woman stands next to a Red Cross sign among debris in a village hit by flashfloods brought by Typhoon Washi in Cagayan de Oro, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  21. A resident carries items he salvaged from his damaged shanty after flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi (Sendong) hit Iligan city, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  22. Typhoon Washi victims who were rendered homeless after their houses were swept away by flashfloods rest in an evacuation center in Cagayan de Oro in southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  23. Residents retrieve items in a collapsed shop in a village hit by Typhoon Washi in Cagayan de Oro in southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  24. Residents walks past a car on top of another vehicle in a subdivision hit by flashfloods brought by Typhoon Washi in Cagayan de Oro in southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  25. A general view of a village hit by Typhoon Washi in Cagayan de Oro in southern Philippines December 18, 2011. Rescuers searched for more than 100 people still missing in the southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  26. Damaged vehicles washed away by flash floods brought forth by Typhoon Washi lie in a ditch in Balulang village in Cagayan de Oro, in southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  27. Villagers view the bodies of flashfloods victims lying on a road in Cagayan de Oro in southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  28. A resident searches floodwaters for items to salvage after flash floods brought by Typhoon Washi (Sendong) hit Iligan city, southern Philippines. Photo: Reuters
  29. A woman inspects a submerged vehicle in a village hit by flashfloods brought by Typhoon Washi in Cagayan de Oro, southern Philippines. Rescuers searched for more than 100 people still missing in the southern Philippines after flash floods and landslides swept houses into ...
  30. An unidentified father cries as he carries the body of his child, who was among hundreds killed by Typhoon Wasi in Cagayan de Oro. Photo: Reuters

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10:32am on 19 December 2011
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so sad my heart bleeds

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