Elmhurst vigil marks one month since Typhoon Haiyan


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of Councilmember Daniel Dromm's Office

Local elected officials gathered with members of the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) at St. James Episcopal Church in Elmhurst on Sunday, December 8 to mark the one month anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan. It is reported to be the deadliest typhoon to hit the Philippine region, affecting more than 12 million people and leaving many in need of water, food, and medical supplies.

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Local Filipino community worried about loved ones after mega typhoon hits Philippines


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Photo via Twitter/@NOAA

BY ANGY ALTAMIRANO AND CRISTABELLE TUMOLA Super Typhoon Haiyan, possibly the strongest ever recorded, smashed into the Philippines Friday, leaving death and widespread devastation in its path, according to reports. The storm made landfall in the Samar province of the eastern Philippines with sustained winds of 195 mph and gusts as strong as 235 mph, […]

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Help the Philippines


| letters@queenscourier.com

Super Typhoon Haiyan has left wide-spread death and destruction in the Philippines that is truly unimaginable. The death toll stands at 10,000 and it is rising, with bodies being found in the aftermath of the worst storm in recorded history. This storm was of epic proportions- even of Biblical proportions. This horrific loss of life touches […]

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