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This Philippines village is being swallowed by rising sea levels

A woman pumps water from a well, the village's only source of fresh water, in the submerged coastal village Sitio Pariahan, Bulakan, Bulacan, north of Manila, Philippines, November 27, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez     SEARCH "PHILIPPINES SINKING VILLAGE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC2CLD99XPOT

The village of Sitio Pariahan is slowly sinking into the sea, caused by climate change. Image: REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Eloisa Lopez
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Siblings Cindy, 14, and Danica Martinez, 16, get off the boat with their cousins after riding home from school in the submerged coastal village Sitio Pariahan, Bulakan, Bulacan, north of Manila, Philippines, November 25, 2019.
Image: REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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    Nancy Manalaysay, 54, a church caretaker, cleans a crucifix in a partly submerged church in the coastal village Sitio Pariahan, Bulakan Bulacan, north of Manila, Philippines, November 26, 2019.
    Image: REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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