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epa03830612 Filipinos wade in a flooded street in Binakayan village, in Cavite province, south of Manila, Philippines, 19 August 2013. Heavy monsoon rain on 19 August shut down the Philippine capital and killed three people amid severe flooding and landslides, the disaster risk management office said. Four people were missing, including three who were feared to have drowned in floods or swollen rivers, the office said. More than 94,000 people were affected by the floods and heavy rain in Manila and northern provinces, including some 12,000 residents forced to flee their homes. EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN