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Philippines. National Capital Region. Manila. Paradise village. Children working as scavengers on the dumpsite. A landfill site (also known as tip, dump or rubbish dump and historically as a midden) is a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial and is the oldest form of waste treatment. Paradise village has a population of 15'000 people and is a part of Barangay Tonsuya situated on Lettre Road in Malabon. Manila is part of the National Capital Region (NCR) on Luzon island. Manila is the capital of the Philippines and one of the sixteen cities that comprise Metro Manila. Metro Manila is the most populous metropolitan area in the Philippines. © 1999 Didier Ruef