A resident salvages some belongings from a fire in Manila on April 18, 2020. Photo: Xinhua

Blaze rips through Manila slum area, leaving families homeless amid coronavirus pandemic

  • The fire raged in the slum district of Tondo in Manila City damaged about 200 houses, affecting 500 families
  • Officials are looking for temporary shelter for the victims, as evacuation centres have been occupied by relief operations for the Covid-19 outbreak
Topic |   The Philippines
A resident salvages some belongings from a fire in Manila on April 18, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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