Local residents return to their homes and start to clean up the mud left after the floods in San Mateo town, Rizal province east of Manila.
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Philippines floods: Food prices on the rise in Manila

In the Philippines, the capital Manila is getting back on its feet after floods last week killed an estimated 60 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

A huge cleanup operation has begun, and businesses are starting to open up their doors again.

However, food prices are becoming a concern and the government has asked shop owners not to raise the prices.

The BBC's Kate McGeown reports.

  • 13 Aug 2012