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Tacloban transplants to the US help home city after typhoon

by Josie Huang | Take Two®

Evelina Cui's family in hard-hit Tacloban survived Typhoon Haiyan, as did her childhood home (pictured). But relatives are struggling with the lawlessness overtaking the city, and the desperation for food and water. Josie Huang/KPCC

Tonight, Filipino-Americans will hold a special mass at the St. Philomena Church in Carson for the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan. The organizers of the event are a tight-knit community of immigrants from Tacloban, the coastal city hardest-hit by the typhoon.

KPCC's Josie Huang has their story.

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