Malabon River

Rudy Valenzona, 38, huddles with family and friends beneath the C-4 Bridge, which spans the Malabon River in Malabon, Philippines. A recent Manila Metropolitan Development Authority report estimated that one in three Manila residents are squatters — at least 540,000 families. About 70,000 families live along creeks and rivers, blocking water flow with their refuse, the report says.
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( Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times / July 12, 2009 )

Rudy Valenzona, 38, huddles with family and friends beneath the C-4 Bridge, which spans the Malabon River in Malabon, Philippines. A recent Manila Metropolitan Development Authority report estimated that one in three Manila residents are squatters — at least 540,000 families. About 70,000 families live along creeks and rivers, blocking water flow with their refuse, the report says.

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