Sombre Christmas in the Philippines this year

For some Filipinos, it has been a struggle to rebuild after barely surviving last month's deadly typhoon.

    People are wishing each other a Merry Christmas in the Philippines.
     
    But in parts of the country hit by Typhoon Haiyan last month, it is a sombre affair.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Palo in Leyte province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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