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.
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

They say the speculators are buying homes and 1 Activists rally against gentrification in Cypress Hills, East NY
VIDEO: March to help seniors apply to college 2 VIDEO: March to help seniors apply to college
The hand-bell ensemble will be performing again at 3 VIDEO: Long Island ReSound perform holiday classics
A Bronx-based artist has opened a cash-optional, pop-up 4 Artist opens up cash-optional coffee shop in Williamsburg
Participants in the 5 'Krampus Krawl' provides darker alternative to SantaCon

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE