Child survives being buried in mudslide for over 24 hours
Wednesday, December 05, 2012 - 00:46
Dec. 5 - Rescue workers treat a toddler who was buried in mud after Typhoon Bopha swept through the southern part of the Philippines. Deborah Gembara reports.
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Anxious moments in the Philippines as rescue workers tend to a child who was buried in mude for more than 24 hours --- in the aftermath of the most powerful typhoon to hit the country this year.
At least 283 people are dead and as many as 300 are missing.
Bopha left a trail of destructions across the Southern Philippines, flattening homes and knocking out power and communications throughout the area.
Survivors sought shelter anywhere they could. Many say theyre worried about mudslides and falling trees. Nearly 87,000 people have been displaced.
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