December 25, 2011 in Nation/World
AP/Froilan Gallardo photo

A Philippine army medic wearing a Santa hat prepares to examine a baby during a medical mission for flash flood victims at an evacuation center in Cagayan de Oro city, southern Philippines on Christmas day. Thousands of residents continue to be housed in evacuation centers after flash floods brought about by tropical storm Washi, that washed away their homes and killed more than a thousand people. The government disaster agency NDRRMC said more than a thousand others remain missing.