Filipino-Americans help typhoon victims

Filipinos abroad have sought to trace relatives living in affected areas, and raise funds for their benefit.

    Ten million Filipinos live abroad, and some have been trying to trace their relatives in the areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

    Many more are helping raise funds for those who have lost everything back home.

    Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports from San Francisco.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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