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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: MARCH 14, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 15 2019 12:57 AM

Enterprising vendors

Plastic drum vendors in Pasig City hand out their wares Thursday as a long line of people form behind them, eager to purchase containers to be filled with water for their everyday needs. Plastic drums have become a precious commodity because of the ongoing water shortage affecting several customers of water provider Manila Water. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Water buyers

Antipolo City residents purchase water for their daily needs at a private water station at P5 for a small container and P16 pesos for a large drum on Thursday. The water shortage in parts of Metro Manila has affected thousands of households serviced by Manila Water and has forced residents to take unusual measures to get supply. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Saving the last drop

A boy collects water from a dripping faucet in Barangay Tejeros in Makati City on Thursday as residents adjust to the scheduled water interruption in the metro. Consumers on the east zone of Metro Manila serviced by water concessionaire Manila Water will now experience scheduled interruptions as the company rations water to its customers because of insufficient supply. ABS-CBN News

Water protest

Members of Kabataan Partylist and other youth groups hold a protest rally in front of the National Housing Authority in Quezon City on Thursday. The protesters gathered in their “pambahay” clothes to show that they have not been able to take a bath due to the continuing water interruption in parts of Metro Manila. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

PDP-Laban in Isabela

President Rodrigo Duterte greets former Bureau of Corrections Chief and Philippine National Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa upon his arrival at the F. L. Dy Memorial Coliseum in Cauayan City, Isabela during the PDP-Laban campaign rally on Wednesday as his fellow senatorial candidates former Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go and Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III look on. Simeon Celi Jr., Presidential Photo