Residents in hard-hit Tacloban, Philippines, cope with loss and guilt while being grateful to be alive.
Filipino typhoon survivors install a giant lantern in preparation for traditional Christmas dinner outside their makeshift house in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban. Town officials have launched a contest for the best Christmas decorations among the villages in the city. The destruction and loss of life and property caused by Typhoon Haiyan are casting a pall over the holiday season in a country known for having the world's longest celebration of Christmas. Dennis M. Sabangan/European Pressphoto Agency