A mother prepares sweet potatoes at the town gym in Marihatag, Surigao del Sur on Friday (02 October 2015). She and her sons are among the 1,000 individuals that fled Barangay Mahaba, Marihatag on Oct. 1 due to an ongoing military operation in their place. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno
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