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Philippine flood victims receive relief goods

2009-09-29 03:38:16 GMT2009-09-29 11:38:16 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A handout photo released by the Philippine Air Force shows the flood victims waiting to receive relief goods in a flood devastated area in Pampanga Province, north of Manila, the Philippines, on Sept. 28, 2009. Seventy-three people were killed while 23 others remain missing on Sept. 27 after tropical storm Kestana battered northern Philippines, bringing epic rainfall that caused massive flooding and landslides, government officials said. (Xinhua/Rey Bruna/handout)

A handout photo released by the Philippine Air Force shows the flood victims receiving packs of relief goods in a flood devastated area in Pampanga Province, north of Manila, the Philippines, on Sept. 28, 2009. Seventy-three people were killed while 23 others remain missing on Sept. 27 after tropical storm Kestana battered northern Philippines, bringing epic rainfall that caused massive flooding and landslides, government officials said. (Xinhua/Rey Bruna/handout)

A handout photo released by the Philippine Air Force shows the flood victims waiting to receive the relief goods in a flood devastated area in Pampanga Province, north of Manila, the Philippines, on Sept. 28, 2009. Seventy-three people were killed while 23 others remain missing on Sept. 27 after tropical storm Kestana battered northern Philippines, bringing epic rainfall that caused massive flooding and landslides, government officials said. (Xinhua/Rey Bruna/handout)

Red Cross volunteers prepare the relief material at the Red Cross Office in Manila, capital of the Philippines, on on Sept. 28, 2009. Seventy-three people were killed while 23 others remain missing on Sept. 27 after tropical storm Kestana battered northern Philippines, bringing epic rainfall that caused massive flooding and landslides, government officials said. (Xinhua/Jonas Sulit)

Residents carry the body of a victim of the flood caused by tropical storm Kestana in Rizal Province, east of Manila, the Philippines, on Sept. 28, 2009. Seventy-three people were killed while 23 others remain missing on Sept. 27 after tropical storm Kestana battered northern Philippines, bringing epic rainfall that caused massive flooding and landslides, government officials said. (Xinhua/Dondi Tawatao)

Handout photos released by the Philippine Air Force shows the flood victims waiting to receive relief goods in a flood devastated area in Pampanga Province, north of Manila, the Philippines, on Sept. 28, 2009

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