Image: Typhoon Sarika intensifies as it moves closer to Philippines

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Philippines Reels in Wake of Typhoon Sarika

Typhoon Sarika slammed into the Philippines over the weekend knocking out power and isolating villages amid floods and toppled trees.

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Image: Typhoon Sarika intensifies as it moves closer to Philippines

Filipino fishermen secure a boat at a swelling river in Las Pinas city, south of Manila on Oct. 15 2016.

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Villagers examine a flooded home in San Leonardo, Nueva Ecija province on Oct. 16.

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A man collects house materials damaged by floodwaters in San Leonardo on Oct. 16.

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A villager collects house materials damaged by flooding in San Leonardo on Oct. 16.

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Children play at a swollen creek under a bridge in Manila on Oct. 16.

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Villagers work on a damaged house in San Leonardo on Oct. 16.

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A villager wades through floodwaters in San Leonardo on Oct. 16.

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People affected by the typhoon take shelter at a makeshift evacuation center in San Leonardo, on Oct. 16.

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People collect recyclable materials washed ashore on Oct 16, after Typhoon Sarika passed north of the capital overnight but hit parts of northern Luzon island.

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Image: A resident collects recyclable materials from debris along the shore in Manila bay after Typhoon Sarika slammed central and northern Philippines

A resident collects recyclable materials from debris along the shore in Manila bay on Oct. 16.

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