MANILA, Philippines – At least 90 people were killed by natural calamities in September.
The bunkhouse chapel that a mining community ran to for refuge during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong (international name Mangkhut) was squashed and buried after a massive landslide hit Barangay Ucab in Itogon, Benguet. Five days after, another landslide hit Barangays Tina-an and Naalad in Naga City, Cebu, burying about 30 homes.
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