ABC 57 on Andrews Connections to Philippines
The Red Cross is estimating that nearly 10,000 people in the Philippines are dead after Typhoon Haiyan destroyed most of Tacloban City. Local residents have been trying to get in touch with relatives to see if they are okay.
After three long days, Eia Racasa finally heard from her family in Tacloban City.
Racasa says waiting to hear whether her family survived has been terrifying.
She says her friends at Andrews University have helped her cope.
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