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Informal settlers carrying their children run past burning tyres,... News PhotoAnticipation,Burning,Carrying,Child,Demolishing,District,Entrance,Eviction,Family,Finance,Horizontal,Immigrant,Leisure Activity,Manila,Philippines,Poverty,Protest,Residential District,Social Issues,TirePhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPInformal settlers carrying their children run past burning tyres, while others guard the entrance to their homes in anticipation of a demolition operation in the financial district of Manila on September 19, 2012. Around 250 informal settler families living on a 870,000 square metre lot will be affected by the demolition, to give way for the construction of a three-storey multi-purpose building for the city government. More than two million people in Metro Manila, or roughly one fifth of the sprawling city's population, live in shanty towns as so-called informal settlers. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/GettyImages)