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Firemen remove a roof as they to try to extinguish burning houses as... News PhotoAbandoned,Burning,City,District,Emergencies and Disasters,Extinguishing,Finance,Fire - Natural Phenomenon,Firefighter,Homelessness,Horizontal,Leaving,Manila,People,Philippines,Removing,Rescue Worker,Residential District,Roof,Slum,Smoke - Physical Structure,TownPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFiremen remove a roof as they to try to extinguish burning houses as a fire engulfs a shanty town at the financial district of Manila on July 11, 2013, leaving more than 1,000 people homeless according to city officials. There were no immediate reports of casualties from the blaze, which occurred mid-morning amid government plans to relocate thousands of families living in areas vulnerable to floods and typhoons. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)