“Swimming pool”

Children in the poblacion in New Bataan, Compostela Valley province  take a dip in what they refer to as “swimming pool ”  on December 30.  Evening of January 2, the municipal government ordered a forced evacuation of five puroks (districts) due to continuous heavy rains since  New Year’s night.  The weather bureau warned against flashfloods and landslides in Caraga and Davao regions due to a low pressure area.  MindaNews photo by Carolyn O.  Arguillas   READ STORY