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Tropical storm Washi survivors laugh as they watch a magic show in Cagayan de Oro

oroTropical storm Washi survivors laugh as they watch a magic show at a school gym, which has been turned into an evacuation center, in the southern Philippines city of Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao January 3, 2012. Thousands of homeless residents are still in evacuation centers more than two weeks after raging floodwaters brought by tropical storm Washi swept their houses in the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan. The deaths in the Philippines from one of the country's worst natural disaster in two decades has risen to 1,257 with about 1,100 missing, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.