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Typhoon Haiyan: Local Filipino community desperate for news about survivors

by Leslie Berestein-Rojas | Take Two®

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Virgie Lyons, a shop owner in Eagle Rock, has been scouring Filipino newspapers and YouTube for word about her relatives in the Philippines. She said she got a call from her brother on Sunday night. Josie Huang/KPCC

In The Philippines, communications are still down, days after Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the island nation. KPCC's Leslie Berestein-Rojas says families there, and abroad, are becoming desperate for news about loved ones.

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