Chicago typhoon relief shipments reach the Philippines

March 9, 2014 10:00:00 PM PDT
We have an update on the Chicago relief drive for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines back in November.

More than 60 tons of food, clothing and other emergency goods collected during the relief drive at Chicago's Filipino American community center have reached the typhoon victims.

Aid groups say the relief supplies from Chicago comes at a needed most of the countries that rushed to help shortly after the typhoon hit have since left the islands.

They say life is still far from normal for the hundreds of thousands of typhoon victims...many still live in temporary shelters and struggle with hunger.

The U.S. Department of Defense shipped seven containers packed with relief supplies by cargo ship...and another two were shipped by private donors.

CLICK HERE for 360 degree video of damage from Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 near Tacloban in the Philippines

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