Three weeks after a devastating typhoon slammed the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, a landslide killed 25 and stranded dozens more. Mindanao, populous and politically complex, is struggling to cope with the aftermath of flash floods and torrential rains.
Jan. 05, 2012
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Residents climb down a mountain near the site of a landslide in the village of Napan on the southern island of Mindanao, the Philippines, on Jan. 5, 2012. At least 25 people were killed when a landslide buried gold prospectors who had refused to leave an area declared too dangerous for habitation.