A resident carrying belongings walks amongst debris from landslide in the landslide-hit village of Kusiong in the southern Philippines’ Maguindanao province on Saturday. Photo: AFP
A resident carrying belongings walks amongst debris from landslide in the landslide-hit village of Kusiong in the southern Philippines’ Maguindanao province on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Philippine storm victims feared tsunami, ran towards mudslide

  • Officials fear 80 to 100 more people, including entire families, may have been buried by the deluge or washed away by flash floods in Kusiong
  • Despite annual disaster-preparedness drills, villagers in Kusiong lacked focus regarding geo-hazards on the mountainside

A resident carrying belongings walks amongst debris from landslide in the landslide-hit village of Kusiong in the southern Philippines’ Maguindanao province on Saturday. Photo: AFP
A resident carrying belongings walks amongst debris from landslide in the landslide-hit village of Kusiong in the southern Philippines’ Maguindanao province on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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