THE DAY IN PHOTOS: November 1, 2019


Posted at Nov 02 2019 12:39 AM

Post-earthquake visit

A woman navigates through rows of tombs at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Davao City on All Saints Day, a day after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit parts of Mindanao. The cemetery was left generally unaffected by the tremor but locals say, there are fewer visitors this year compared to last year. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

'Pray for us'

Residents of earthquake-hit Tulunan town ask for assistance as it reels from the third powerful tremor in 2 weeks. It is among 3 most devastated areas in Cotabato province aside from Makilala and Kidapawan City, according to Cotabato 2nd District Provincial Board Member Philbert Malaluan. Photo courtesy of Cathlyn Aba Sernal

Help on the way for earthquake victims

Philippine Coast Guard personnel load food packs onto a truck bound for victims of recent earthquakes in Mindanao at a warehouse in Manila on Friday. A powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Oct. 31, killing at least 5 people and sparking searches of seriously damaged buildings that had already been rattled by 2 previous deadly tremors in recent weeks. Ted Aljibe, AFP

Seeking safety

Residents of hinterland barangays in Makilala, North Cotabato evacuate to Malasila Elementary school on Friday after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit parts of Mindanao the day before. Continuous aftershocks and landslides forced residents to abandon their damaged homes and seek safety in tents pitched on school grounds. Manman Dejeto, ABS-CBN News

‘Sana laging ganito’

Motorists enjoy a rarely stress-free EDSA in Cubao, Quezon City, on Friday. Major thoroughfares in the metro, usually gridlocked, are left empty as Filipinos visit their departed at cemeteries around the country on All Saints Day Friday and All Souls Day Saturday. Maria Tan, ABS-CBN News

Written in stone

A man uses a marker to write on the gravestone of a deceased loved one in Borongan city, Eastern Samar on Friday. People all over the country spend time to clean up and improve the final resting places of their relatives and loved ones during All Saints Day Friday and All Souls Day Saturday. Alren Beronio, ABS-CBN News

Offering and remembering

A man helps a boy and a girl light a candle at Manila North Cemetery on Friday. As of 11 a.m., Friday, the Manila Police District recorded more than 200,000 visitors inside one of the oldest cemeteries in Manila with more expected to arrive over the course of Undas. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Quake victims need help

People in Makilala town, Cotabato put up a tent, as the effects of a landslide on Mount Apo in the background is seen on Friday. The local government has order an evacuation, following a magnitude-6.5 earthquake that struck the region, one of several tremors there in the past few weeks that has caused local calamity funds to dry up. Local officials are thus requesting additional supplies such as food, water, tents, and tarpaulins. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Gone, but not forgotten

Private First Class Jerric Barrientos lights candles during the simultaneous lighting to honor World War II veterans of Bataan and Corregidor at Libingan ng Mga Bayani on Friday. The cemetery houses the remains of some 51,000 individuals, which includes mostly soldiers, as well as statesmen and national artists. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News