Brooklyn Filipinos worry about victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

Local Filipinos are keeping a close eye on Typhoon Haiyan recovery efforts back in their homeland. At the Filipino restaurant Purple Yam in Ditmas Park,

Recovery efforts will continue every Sunday at Our Lady of Solace Hall in Morris Park.

Recovery efforts will continue every Sunday at Our Lady of Solace Hall in Morris Park. (11/11/13)

BROOKLYN - Local Filipinos are keeping a close eye on Typhoon Haiyan recovery efforts back in their homeland.

At the Filipino restaurant Purple Yam in Ditmas Park, many Brooklyn residents with ties to the Philippines remain worried about their loved ones.

Some said it's difficult to watch television coverage of the storm.

The restaurant owner says he wants to team up with other members of the Filipino community to host a fundraiser for relief.
 

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