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Defence secretary Gilbert Teodoro said help from foreign governments would ensure that the government could continue its relief work.
"We are trying our level best to provide basic necessities, but the potential for a more serious situation is there," Mr Teodoro told a news conference. "We cannot wait for that to happen."
The extent of devastation became clearer yesterday as TV networks broadcast images of mud-covered communities, cars overturned on city streets and huge numbers of villagers without drinking water, food and power.
In Manila's suburban Marikina city, a sofa hung from electric wires.
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The United Nations Children's Fund and the World Food Programme have also provided food and other aid..