Daily Life In Philippines (27 Photos)

The island state of the Philippines is located in the western part of the Pacific Ocean in Southeast Asia. To the north through the strait is Taiwan, in the west through the South China Sea – Vietnam, and in the south lie the islands of Indonesia. The total area of this country is 115,831 sq mi.

Daily Life In Philippines (27 Photos)

Fans react during the WBA Welterweight Championship boxing match between Filipino Manny Pacquiao and American Adrien Broner Sunday, January 20, 2019, in Manila, Philippines, which was beamed live via satellite from Las Vegas. Pacquiao retained the title via unanimous decision. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)

Daily Life In Philippines (27 Photos)

Residents flock to polling precincts to cast their votes on January 21, 2019 in Cotabato City, southern Philippines. Nearly three million Filipinos in region of Mindanao are voting in a plebiscite which could pave the way for lasting peace at the country’s Muslim-majority southern region and place them under a substantially more autonomous regional government. Based on reports, Monday’s plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law could provide a political solution to decades of fighting between Islamist separatists and the Philippine army which has left at least 120,000 people dead over years of violence. (Photo by Jes Aznar/Getty Images)

Daily Life In Philippines (27 Photos)

Inmates play basketball in the Quezon City jail in suburban Manila on September 25, 2018. Personnel from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) and 900 inmates of the Quezon City jail, 20 percent of the jail’ s population, were subjected to drug testing to check if any personnel or inmates had access to illegal drugs in the jail. (Photo by Noel Celis/AFP Photo)

Daily Life In Philippines (27 Photos)

Children use a raft to cross a flooded alley in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Mangkhut in Calumpit, Bulacan on September 16, 2018. (Photo by Noel Celis/AFP Photo)

Daily Life In Philippines (27 Photos)

Village day care center pupils participate in evacuation measures during the third quarter Nationwide Earthquake Drill in Escopa 1 District in Quezon, Philippines, 16 August 2018. The country’s National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) encourages the public to participate and learn emergency response protocols in order to react in a safe and orderly manner in the event of an actual disaster such as an earthquake. (Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA/EFE)

Daily Life In Philippines (27 Photos)

Children living in a slum area take a bath, in Manila, Philippines, 01 December 2018. A slum area is traditionally described as a settlement of improvised housing, also known as shanties, made of sheets of plastic, cardboard boxes, corrugated metal, and plywood. In many growing urban cities such as Manila, New Delhi, Cape Town, Jakarta or Caracas slums are the main types of housing for people with low-income. Slum areas are commonly lack of adequate living conditions, and residents of these areas often have no electricity, proper sanitation or clean water. One of eight people in our world live in slums. In total, around a billion people live in slum conditions today, according to the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN–Habitat). In the Philippines, according to a report by Homeless International, around 22.8 million of Filipinos reside in slums while the capital city of Manila has the highest homeless population of any city in the world at 3.1 million, out of which more than 70,000 are children. (Photo by Roman Pilipey/EPA/EFE)

Daily Life In Philippines (27 Photos)

In this Sunday, January 20, 2019, file photo, Roman Catholic devotees raise hundreds of images of the Child Jesus, known as Santo NiГ±o, as they are blessed with holy water to celebrate its feast da, in Manila, Philippines. Many parishes around the country whose patron saint is the Child Jesus take part in the celebration which culminates in a mass and procession. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)

Daily Life In Philippines (27 Photos)

Filipino residents view a fire which gutted a shantytown in Manila suburbs, Philippines, 11 January 2019. According to arson investigators from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), at least 100 families were rendered homeless by a blaze that swept a poor community. (Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA/EFE)

Daily Life In Philippines (27 Photos)

In this Sunday, August 12, 2018, photo, a delivery van lies on its side after it was swept by heavy rains and strong winds brought about by a tropical storm that flooded Marikina city east of Manila, Philippines overnight. The tropical storm exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Saturday afternoon but it spawned the southwest monsoon rains over most parts of the main island of Luzon, including Metropolitan Manila, according to the government’s Philippine, Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)

Daily Life In Philippines (27 Photos)

A family shares a meal using a flashlight inside a temporary evacuation center as electricity was shut-off following the onslaught of Typhoon Mangkhut in Tuguegarao city in Cagayan province, northeastern Philippines, Saturday, September 15, 2018. The typhoon slammed into the Philippines northeastern coast early Saturday, it’s ferocious winds and blinding rain ripping off tin roof sheets and knocking out power, and plowed through the agricultural region at the start of the onslaught. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)

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