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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: June 20, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 20 2019 11:52 PM

Before and After

The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) has started relocating informal settler families (ISFs) at the Estero de Magdalena in Binondo, Manila on Thursday. The project is part of the rehabilitation effort of the government to clean up Manila Bay and waterways within the city. The ISFs are set to be relocated to Barangay Cabuco in Trece Martires, Cavite. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Mothers' earthquake drill

Women who recently gave birth file out of the Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital in Manila during the 2nd Quarter 2019 Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill on Thursday. The drill is in preparation for “The Big One,” a hypothetical massive earthquake that could strike the country anytime. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Organizing ordeal

A staff member on Thursday arranges flags at the start of the Philippine Sea Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) media briefing for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. The Phisgoc and the Philippine Olympic Committee are currently at odds as to who should be the rightful organizer of the SEA Games. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Relocation challenge

Pet animals are loaded inside a container van along with other belongings, as residents of Estero de Magdalena in Binondo pack their things to relocate in Barangay Cabuco, Trece Martires, Cavite, on Thursday. Animal rights groups have raised concern on the safety of animals being transported in closed vans, citing past incidents of pets dying due to heat exhaustion. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Sitio San Roque residents protest

Residents of Sitio San Roque protest in front of an Ayala Land property in Quezon City on Thursday, as they allegedly face harassment and demolition due to the property development in the area. According to urban poor group Kadamay, threats to communities in Bukidnon and Bacoor, Cavite, are commonplace due to land development. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News