The Philippines President Benigno Aquino is struggling to restore the balance of his country, after deadly floods and landslides have killed approximately 957 people and made other 49 disappear.
Collapsed houses and streets buried in mud are part of an apocalyptic landscape, Gulfnews
Two of the most affected cities are Iligan and Cagayan de Oro. The president has organized meetings with the cities officials. It appears that the main priority is to relocate the victims to areas that do not threaten their safety.
The president has declared a state of calamity, to attract an appropriate financial support that could help the nation overcome the crisis.
All in all, the natural disaster has affected 338,000 people from 13 provinces and has triggered the destruction of schools, houses, roads and approximately 10,000 households.