Philippines typhoon

Elmhurst vigil marks one month since Typhoon Haiyan
Elmhurst vigil marks one month since Typhoon Haiyan
West Angy Altamirano 12/10/2013 at 10:47AM

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.

Queens Filipino community helping to raise funds for typhoon victims
Queens Filipino community helping to raise funds for typhoon victims
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 11/11/2013 at 3:48PM

Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines Friday, is estimated to have killed thousands and left many in need of water, food and medical supplies. The storm, one of the most powerful typhoons ever record, made landfall in the Samar province of the eastern Philippines, then traveled through the central part of the country, according to published [...]

Local Filipino community worried about loved ones after mega typhoon hits Philippines
Local Filipino community worried about loved ones after mega typhoon hits Philippines
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 11/08/2013 at 10:41AM

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, [...]