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Philippine shelters "washed away" as typhoon toll hits 379

A pregnant woman, who survived flooding, holds her child on a stretcher while being evacuated in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 6, 2012. Rescue workers searched on Thursday through thick mud, broken homes and fallen trees for survivors, two days after Typhoon Bopha swept the southern Philippines killing nearly 400 people and leaving at least as many missing. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A pregnant woman, who survived flooding, holds her child on a stretcher while being evacuated in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 6, 2012. Rescue workers searched on Thursday through thick mud, broken homes and...more

A pregnant woman, who survived flooding, holds her child on a stretcher while being evacuated in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 6, 2012. Rescue workers searched on Thursday through thick mud, broken homes and fallen trees for survivors, two days after Typhoon Bopha swept the southern Philippines killing nearly 400 people and leaving at least as many missing. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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A rescuer holds a one-year-old child, who survived flooding with his pregnant mother, while being evacuated in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A rescuer holds a one-year-old child, who survived flooding with his pregnant mother, while being evacuated in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A rescuer holds a one-year-old child, who survived flooding with his pregnant mother, while being evacuated in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Children look out from a makeshift tent in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Children look out from a makeshift tent in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Children look out from a makeshift tent in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Residents carry the body of victim after flash floods brought by Typhoon Bopha swept New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 5, 2012. Blocked roads and severed communications in the southern Philippines frustrated rescuers on Wednesday as teams searched for hundreds of people missing after the strongest typhoon this year killed at least 283 people. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Residents carry the body of victim after flash floods brought by Typhoon Bopha swept New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 5, 2012. Blocked roads and severed communications in the southern Philippines frustrated...more

Residents carry the body of victim after flash floods brought by Typhoon Bopha swept New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines December 5, 2012. Blocked roads and severed communications in the southern Philippines frustrated rescuers on Wednesday as teams searched for hundreds of people missing after the strongest typhoon this year killed at least 283 people. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Bodies of flash flood victims lie on the ground as villagers look for their missing relatives after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Bodies of flash flood victims lie on the ground as villagers look for their missing relatives after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Bodies of flash flood victims lie on the ground as villagers look for their missing relatives after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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Residents rebuild their house which was destroyed by Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. Blocked roads and severed communications in the southern Philippines frustrated rescuers on Wednesday as teams searched for hundreds of people missing after the strongest typhoon this year killed at least 283 people. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Residents rebuild their house which was destroyed by Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. Blocked roads and severed communications in the southern Philippines frustrated rescuers on Wednesday as teams searched...more

Residents rebuild their house which was destroyed by Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. Blocked roads and severed communications in the southern Philippines frustrated rescuers on Wednesday as teams searched for hundreds of people missing after the strongest typhoon this year killed at least 283 people. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Villagers wait to be evacuated after their homes were swept away by flash floods brought by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Villagers wait to be evacuated after their homes were swept away by flash floods brought by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Villagers wait to be evacuated after their homes were swept away by flash floods brought by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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A villager walks on rope over floodwaters that flows down a destroyed road caused by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A villager walks on rope over floodwaters that flows down a destroyed road caused by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A villager walks on rope over floodwaters that flows down a destroyed road caused by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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A woman cries after identifying a relative who was one of the flash flood victims after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Karlos Manlupig

A woman cries after identifying a relative who was one of the flash flood victims after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Karlos Manlupig

A woman cries after identifying a relative who was one of the flash flood victims after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Karlos Manlupig
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Rescuers carry a flash flood victim after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescuers carry a flash flood victim after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescuers carry a flash flood victim after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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A father cries after finding his son among victims of a flash flood after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan, Compostela province southern Philippines December 5, 2012. The death toll from the Philippines' strongest typhoon this year rose to around 230, with hundreds missing, local government officials said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Stringer

A father cries after finding his son among victims of a flash flood after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan, Compostela province southern Philippines December 5, 2012. The death toll from the Philippines' strongest typhoon this year rose to around 230,...more

A father cries after finding his son among victims of a flash flood after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan, Compostela province southern Philippines December 5, 2012. The death toll from the Philippines' strongest typhoon this year rose to around 230, with hundreds missing, local government officials said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Stringer
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Residents retrieve their belongings after their house was destroyed by a fallen tree caused by Typhoon Bopha in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Philippines December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Residents retrieve their belongings after their house was destroyed by a fallen tree caused by Typhoon Bopha in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Philippines December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Residents retrieve their belongings after their house was destroyed by a fallen tree caused by Typhoon Bopha in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Philippines December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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Residents retrieve their belongings after their house was destroyed by a fallen tree caused by Typhoon Bopha in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Philippines December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Residents retrieve their belongings after their house was destroyed by a fallen tree caused by Typhoon Bopha in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Philippines December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Residents retrieve their belongings after their house was destroyed by a fallen tree caused by Typhoon Bopha in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Philippines December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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Residents saw an uprooted tree to clear the road after Typhoon Bopha hit Tagum City, southern Philippines December 4, 2012. Typhoon Bopha made landfall in southern Philippines early Tuesday, bringing heavy rains and strong winds, forcing 41,600 people living in coastal areas to flee their homes. REUTERS/Stringer

Residents saw an uprooted tree to clear the road after Typhoon Bopha hit Tagum City, southern Philippines December 4, 2012. Typhoon Bopha made landfall in southern Philippines early Tuesday, bringing heavy rains and strong winds, forcing 41,600...more

Residents saw an uprooted tree to clear the road after Typhoon Bopha hit Tagum City, southern Philippines December 4, 2012. Typhoon Bopha made landfall in southern Philippines early Tuesday, bringing heavy rains and strong winds, forcing 41,600 people living in coastal areas to flee their homes. REUTERS/Stringer
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