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A rescue worker carries an elderly resident across a surging river in... News PhotoCarrying,Civilian,Compostela Valley,Cyclone,Day,Emergencies and Disasters,Emergency Services Occupation,Evacuation,Extreme Weather,Flood,General View,Horizontal,Natural Disaster,Occupation,People,Philippines,Rescue,Rescue Worker,River,Senior Adult,Survival,Typhoon BophaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA rescue worker carries an elderly resident across a surging river in New Bataan, Compostela Valley province on December 6, 2012, two days after Typhoon Bopha hit the province. A quarter million people were homeless and 477 confirmed dead after the Philippines' worst typhoon this year, officials said on December 6, as the government appealed for international help. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)