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A woman stands among photos taken of human rights victims during martial law, displayed at an experiential museum inside a military camp in Manila

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A woman stands among photos taken of human rights victims during martial law, displayed at an experiential museum inside a military camp in Manila

A resident walks with an umbrella past Alabang Town Center, an upscale mall in Ayala Alabang Village, in Alabang, Metro Manila...A resident walks with an umbrella past Alabang Town Center, an upscale mall in Ayala Alabang Village, in Alabang, Metro Manila, Philippines February 17, 2016.

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A resident walks with an umbrella past Alabang Town Center, an upscale mall in Ayala Alabang Village, in Alabang, Metro Manila, Philippines

A resident walks amongst debris of destroyed houses after a fire razed a residential area in Manila on Friday. Almost 300 houses were destroyed on January 22, affecting more than 400 families according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)

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A resident walks amongst debris of destroyed houses after a fire razed a residential area in Manila on Friday

Fire in Manila leaves 80 families homeless...epa05115144 Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila, Philippines, 21 January 2016. The fire which hit a residential area in Manila left 80 families homeless according to local reports.  EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

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Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila, Philippines, The fire which hit a residential area in Manila left 80 families homeless according to local reports 

Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila

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Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila

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A fireman douses a fire that gutted shanty town near a jail in Manila on Friday, as residents try to help. Hundreds of inmates were evacuated while thousands were left homeless after a massive fire hit a shanty town in the Philippine capital

A Filipino transgender woman holds a huge red ribbon symbolizing fight against the HIV virus as she poses before photographers, during a World Aids Day celebration in Manila, Philippines, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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A Filipino transgender woman holds a huge red ribbon symbolising the fight against the HIV virus as she poses before photographers during a World Aids Day celebration in Manila, Philippines today.

Fire razes homes in Mandaluyong, Manila...epa05040806 Filipino, Fil Binay (L) battles to contain a fire in Mandaluyong City, east of Manila, Philippines, 25 November 2015. The cause of the fire which reached the general alarm is still unknown.  EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

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Filipino, Fil Binay battles to contain a fire in Mandaluyong City, east of Manila, Philippines 

A vendor of used magazines sleeps along a street in Manila on Monday

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A vendor of used magazines sleeps along a street in Manila on Monday

TOPSHOTS Philippine police (L) fire water cannon as they clash with protesters (R) parading down a street trying to voice their opposition to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit currently taking place in Manila on November 19, 2015. Asia-Pacific leaders are wrapping up two-days of talks in Manila that have been overshadowed by an arm-wrestle for regional influence between the United States and China. AFP PHOTO / Punit PARANJPEPUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images

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Philippine police fire water cannon as they clash with protesters parading down a street trying to voice their opposition to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit currently taking place in Manila 

Filipino activists clash with riot police officers during a protest rally near the venue of the on-going Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila

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Filipino activists clash with riot police officers during a protest rally near the venue of the on-going Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila

Protest against the APEC 2015 in Manila...epa05028990 A Filipino boy runs in front of a line of riot police officers during a protest rally at a street in Manila, Philippines, 17 November 2015. Philippine security forces were on high alert in the capital as leaders from Asia and the Pacific region began to arrive for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit just days after the deadly terrorist attacks in France.  EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

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Riot police officers during a protest against APEC in Manila, Philippines. Philippine security forces were on high alert in the capital as leaders from Asia and the Pacific region began to arrive for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit 

A woman stands in front of police as Filipino laborers clash with police

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A woman stands in front of police as Filipino laborers clash with police in the Makati section of Manila on Monday.

Filipino activists scuffle  with anti-riot police during a protest rally against the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Manila, Philippines, 16 November 2015. According to the statement of the protesters, they blamed the APEC on the collapse of local business, low wages and environmental degradation. The Philippines will hosts the summit on 18 and 19 November.

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Filipino activists scuffle with anti-riot police during a protest rally against the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Manila, Philippines, on Monday. Protesters blamed the APEC on the collapse of local business, low wages and environmental degradation

Prohibited items confiscated during raid at New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa...epaselect epa05009936 A Filipino inmate is seen inside a jail following a raid at the national prison in Muntinlupa city, south of Manila, Philippines, 04 November 2015. Joint forces from the Bureau of Corrections, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, and the National Bureau of Investigation found rifles, pistols, knives, bullets, refrigerators, televisions, drug paraphernalia, and equipment for making liquor, power tools, and cellphones from inmates at the maximum security compound of the National 'New Bilibid' Prison when they conducted a raid, according to a news report.  EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

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A Filipino inmate is seen inside a jail following a raid at the national prison in Muntinlupa city, Philippines. The National Bureau of Investigation found rifles, pistols, knives, bullets, refrigerators, televisions, and drug paraphernalia

 Filipino typhoon victims ride on a makeshift raft  at a flooded street in Cabanatuan city, northern Manila, Philippines, 19 October 2015. Typhoon Koppu triggered flash floods and landslides in the northern Philippines killing at least four people and forcing thousands of people to flee their homes, officials said. Two people drowned in the province of Nueva Ecija, according to Governor Aurelio Umali, while one person was electrocuted in Tarlac province and a 14-year-old boy was hit by a falling tree in Manila, disaster relief officials said. The Philippines is hit by an average of 20 cyclones every year, causing floods, landslides and other accidents. The strongest typhoon - Haiyan - hit the country in November 2013, killing more than 6,300 people. Haiyan also displaced more than four million people after it wiped out entire villages in the central Philippines

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Filipino typhoon victims ride on a makeshift raft at a flooded street in Cabanatuan city, northern Manila, Philippines, on Monday. Typhoon Koppu triggered flash floods and landslides in the northern Philippines killing at least four people and forcing thousands of people to flee their homes

Caregivers of patients hold plastic chairs over their heads while a nurse takes cover under a table as they participate in a metropolitan Manila-wide earthquake drill

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Caregivers of patients hold plastic chairs over their heads while a nurse takes cover under a table as they participate in a metropolitan Manila-wide earthquake drill designed to boost preparedness in the country at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines. Filipinos poured out of buildings and shopping malls in a massive drill across Manila on Thursday to brace for an earthquake that experts fear could kill tens of thousands and displace millions.

An eight-month pregnant woman stands near the entrance of her home at a flooded squatter colony beside a creek in Meycauayan Bulacan north of Manila in the Philippines July 10, 2015. The United Nations Population Fund, (UNFPA) called on humanitarian agencies to redouble efforts in addressing the special needs of vulnerable populations in preparedness and response measures to disasters as nations observe World Population Day on July 11

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An eight-month pregnant woman stands near the entrance of her home at a flooded squatter colony beside a creek in Meycauayan Bulacan north of Manila in the Philippines on Friday

A boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa, locally named Egay, crash along a breakwater along Manila Bay at a slum area in Baseco, Tondo in Manila...A boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa, locally named Egay, crash along a breakwater along Manila Bay at a slum area in Baseco, Tondo in Manila July 6, 2015. All shipping was ordered to remain in harbor and some flights were canceled in the northern Philippines, while schools were closed in the capital, Manila, on Monday due to flooding and landslides from a tropical storm, disaster officials said. Storm warnings were issued in at least 14 areas of the main Philippine island of Luzon as tropical storm Linfa moved slowly across the north of the Southeast Asian archipelago. It was carrying maximum wind gusts of 100 km per hour (60 mph)

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A boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa, locally named Egay, crash along a breakwater along Manila Bay at a slum area in Baseco, Tondo in Manila on Monday

A girl sits on a makeshift styrofoam raft as she collects recyclable material from floating garbage in a polluted river at Navotas city, north of Manila

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A girl sits on a makeshift styrofoam raft as she collects recyclable material from floating garbage in a polluted river at Navotas city, north of Manila.