Living in a village that's sinking into the sea
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Living in a village that's sinking into the sea(Updated: )
In Sitio Pariahan in the Philippines, villagers attend Sunday mass in a flooded church, while all roads have vanished underwater. The sinking village is situated on Manila Bay, where a combination of climate change, rise in sea level, the disappearance of mangrove swamps and land subsidence has made the area increasingly prone to floods and typhoon damage.
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