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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