People of IPR
River to River
Thu November 14, 2013
Iowa's Filipino American Community and Typhoon Haiyan
Yesterday the aircraft carrier the U.S.S. George Washington arrived off the coast of the Philippines to deliver aid to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan. The U.N. says that almost half a million people have been displaced and it is feared that as many as 10,000 have perished.
Dr. Rosa Reyes, the business manager for the Filipino American Association, and Filipino immigrant Mary Sherrill of Waukee talk with Ben Kieffer about how the typhoon has affected the Filipino community here in Iowa.