A woman looks out of her flooded house in Mabalacat, Pampanga. Photo: AFP

Philippine towns are sinking, even the dead are drowning

  • The provinces of Pampanga and Bulacan have sunk up to 6cm annually since 2003
  • Main culprit is catastrophic subsidence caused by groundwater being pumped out from below
Topic |   The Philippines

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A woman looks out of her flooded house in Mabalacat, Pampanga. Photo: AFP
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