Tweet photo by IRRI Images (source: Wikimedia Commons) Thousands of surviving victims of Typhoon Ketsana are still in desperate circumstances, half a year since the storm struck the Philippines, causing floods, landslides, death and destruction. Displaced villagers wait in temporary basic shelters for some solution. But for the government of the Philippines, the survivors are not enough of a priority. Five months after Typhoon Ketsana hit the Philippines, some evacuation centres are starting to close but thousands of people are still without homes. –Al Jazeera English Watch this Al Jazeera English video report from Metro Manila in the Philippines: Storm survivors wait for homes SUBSCRIBE TO NEWSLETTER Thank you, your sign-up request was successful! Please check your e-mail inbox. Given email address is already subscribed, thank you! Please provide a valid email address. Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later.