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Filipinos clamor for food as country recovers from Trami flooding

Filipino residents affected by floods jostle for position to receive relief goods in Las Pinas, south of Manila, Philippines on Aug. 21. Aaron Favila / AP
A girl, one of the thousands affected by flooding due to heavy rains exacerbated by Tropical Storm Trami, cries after a cup of congee she received slipped from her hands during a food distribution in Marikina, east of Manila on Aug. 21. Ted Aljibe / AFP - Getty Images
A Filipino boy cleans dishes at a temporary evacuation center as rain pours in San Mateo, east of Manila, Philippines on Aug. 21. Aaron Favila / AP
Children affected by flooding due to heavy rains exacerbated by Tropical Storm Trami share an umbrella after receiving free donuts at a school building serving as an evacuation center in Marikina, east of Manila on Aug. 21. Ted Aljibe / AFP - Getty Images

Tropical Storm Trami wreaked havoc in the Philippines, causing deaths and severe flooding throughout the capital of Manila. Trami, now classified as a Category 1 typhoon, is bearing down on heavily populated northern Taiwan.