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Logging blamed for Philippine flood deaths

Date : 20th February 2012, Source : BBC Link to News Story



Two months after floods in the southern Philippines killed more than 1,000 people, the illegal logging that exacerbated the disaster continues unabated. A week before Christmas, Riza da Marina's house was flattened by a tidal wave of logs. Her flimsy wooden home stood little chance against the battering of thousands of tree trunks carried downstream by the waters of Tropical Storm Washi.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17071106





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