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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: MARCH 13, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 14 2019 12:10 AM | Updated as of Mar 14 2019 10:33 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos

USS Blue Ridge Visit

The USS Blue Ridge arrives in Manila Bay for a visit to the Philippine capital on Wednesday. The US 7th Fleet flagship arrived in Manila for the ship's port visit to conduct cooperative deployment with the Philippine Navy. Noel Celis, AFP

Waiting for water

Residents of a condominium complex in Mandaluyong City fall in line on a sidewalk on Wednesday as they wait for firetrucks to ration water amid the continuing water interruption in eastern Metro Manila. The Senate has scheduled an inquiry into the water shortage that has been affecting some 52,000 households and is expected to last well into the summer season. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Firefighters’ weapon

Firefighters manipulate the firehose nozzle as they practice hose laying and replacement of a busted hose during the 2-day 5th National Fire Olympics at Quirino Grandstand on Wednesday. The Bureau of Fire Protection aims to raise awareness on fire preparedness as the country observes Fire Prevention Month this March. ABS-CBN News

Business as usual

A child looks at a laundry shop’s various water containers stacked on the street amid water rationing in Mandaluyong City on Wednesday. Businesses have resorted to inventive ways of collecting, using, and conserving water to cope with the water interruption that is seen to continue for several more months. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Wooferendum campaign

Dogs are posed on a table outside the Houses of Parliament during a stunt organised by the anti-Brexit Wooferendum campaign in central London on Sunday where the group labeled Brexit a "dog's dinner." British Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union exit deal was rejected by the country’s lawmakers making a potentially chaotic “no-deal” exit much more likely. Daniel Leal-Olivas, AFP