Welcome to the Phillippines
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The Phillippines is made up of 7,107 islands, 2,500 which are uninhabited and many have not been named.
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On Nov. 5, 1991 a flash flood hit Ormoc City, Leyte, killing 4,922 people and 3,000 were reported missing.