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TO GO WITH AFP STORY 'Philippines-Flood-Poverty' by Cecile Morella on... News PhotoAbandoned,Adult,Bed,City,Domestic Life,Emergencies and Disasters,Extreme Weather,Flood,Horizontal,House,Houseplant,Hyacinth,Making,Manila,Metal,Nautical Vessel,Philippines,Plywood,Poverty,Recreational Boat,Residential District,Shack,Sheet Metal,Sitting,Stilt House,Stilts,Thin,Water,Women,Wood - MaterialPhotographer Collection: AFP 2010 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY 'Philippines-Flood-Poverty' by Cecile Morella (FILES) on this photo taken on June 11, 2010, a woman paddles on a wooden boat to her shanty house made of plywood and metal sheets sitting precariously on thin stilts above the garbage-flecked water hyacinth beds on the shore of Laguna Lake in Manila. Hundreds of thousands of slum dwellers persist in living in dangerous areas in the Philippine's capital despite deadly floods that claimed hundreds of lives last year. A month into the tropical nation's annual rainy season entire communities that were hit hard by the September 2009 disaster are vigorously resisting government efforts to move them to safer. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS / FILES (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)