Damaged banana plantation, Montevista township, Compostela Valley, on December 8, 2012.
AP Photo/Bullit Marquez Typhoon Bopha
Debris made up toppled trees and crops in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in the southern Philippines, on December 7, 2012.
Coconut trees knocked down by Typhoon Bopha in the coastal town of Boston, Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, on December 10, 2012
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Residents wade through floodwaters as another looks down from a rooftop in Marikina City, Metro Manila, on August 7, 2012. Rescuers rushed to reach trapped residents across the Philippine capital on Tuesday, as torrential rains triggered severe flooding. Flood waters reached up to two meters (6.5 feet) in the village of Tumana in Marikina City, an eastern suburb of metropolitan Manila, where some residents were stranded in their homes. (Reuters/Cheryl Ravelo) | more
Philippine Navy personnel arrange coffins that will be shipped with drinking water, clothes and other relief goods to flood-stricken Cagayan De Oro and Iligan cities on board a Philippine Navy ship in Manila, Philippines, on December 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) #img24
Submerged: Thailand’s Floods 2011 - The Atlantic
Local residents evacuate their flooded neighborhood on the back of a truck in an area near the Chao Praya river in Bangkok, on October 29, 2011. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images) #img20 The Atlantic: “Thailand Floods Pass Their Peak”
A man sleeps on the bench at a flooded pier at the Chao Praya river in central Bangkok, on October 16, 2011. Relief workers reinforced barriers on Sunday to help defend Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, from the country’s worst floods in half a century and efforts were stepped up to protect a huge industrial estate to the city’s north. (Reuters/Damir Sagolj) #img37