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U.S. Marines aboard a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter make an aerial assessment Feb. 19, 2006, of the Feb. 17, 2006, landslide in Leyte, Philippines. The Sea Knight, from the "Flying Tigers" of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262, is providing humanitarian assistance for victims of the landslide. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Kennedy Hi-Res
U.S. Forces Help Victims of Leyte Island Landslide
American servicemembers were on the scene to provide humanitarian aid Feb. 17, 2006, shortly after a landslide of mud buried the village of Guinsagon in Saint Bernard, on the southern coast of Leyte Island in the Phillipines.
Rescue Ops End as Relief Efforts Continue
LEYTE, Philippines, Feb. 25, 2006 – Armed forces of the Philippines and the United States with Joint Task Force Balikatan 2006 ended a week-long search-and-rescue operation at the direction of the Leyte Island governor in the wake of a massive mudslide that destroyed the village of Guinsaugon here Feb. 17, military officials reported today. Story
U.S., Filipino Forces Continue Relief Efforts
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2006 – Filipino and U.S. forces with Joint Task Force Balikatan 2006 continued search and rescue efforts today following the Feb. 17 mudslide in Leyte, Philippines, U.S. military officials said. Story
Military Response to Mudslide Continues
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2006 – The joint military response to a devastating Feb. 17 mudslide in southern Leyte in the Philippines continues today, much of it being provided by sailors, Marines and airmen who were already in the region for a joint multinational training exercise, Balikatan, officials reported. Story
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An SH-60 Seahawk helicopter picks up a pallet of supplies from the USNS Yukon bound for the USS Harpers Ferry following a refueling off the coast of Leyte, Philippines, Feb. 25, 2006. Sailors and Marines are providing humanitarian assistance for the victims of the Feb. 17, 2006, landslide in the village of Guinsaugon on the island of Leyte. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian P. Biller

 
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An Armed Forces Philippines soldier carries a jug of water that will be loaded on a CH-53 helicopter headed for Leyte Island, Philippines, Feb. 22, 2006. Servicemembers are supporting humanitarian relief efforts for the victims of the Feb. 17, 2006, landslide that occurred in the village of Guinsaugon on the island of Leyte. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Philippe E. Chasse
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