Apartment tombs in Navotas Public Cemetery. Pictures: Paul RatjeApartment tombs in Navotas Public Cemetery. Pictures: Paul Ratje
Apartment tombs in Navotas Public Cemetery. Pictures: Paul Ratje

Manila’s ‘apartment tombs’, where the poor bury their dead – until the contract ends

Manila’s rental ‘apartment tombs’ offer a temporary solution to families unable to afford a permanent plot to bury their loved ones. But what happens when the five-year term expires?

Topic |   The Philippines
Apartment tombs in Navotas Public Cemetery. Pictures: Paul RatjeApartment tombs in Navotas Public Cemetery. Pictures: Paul Ratje
Apartment tombs in Navotas Public Cemetery. Pictures: Paul Ratje
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