Typhoon Haiyan

Essential Pittsburgh
3:31 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Pittsburghers Aiding the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

Loading medical supplies to ship to the Philippines.
Credit Brother's Brother Foundation / Facebook

In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines on November 8th, organizations all over the world have been sending aid to the victims.

Locally, Brother’s Brother Foundation is working with the Philippine American Medical Society of Western Pennsylvania to move medical supplies to the Philippines.

Luke Hingson, president of Brother’s Brother says his organization has been active in the Philippines since the 1950s. One of the inherent problems when responding to natural disasters is the uncertainty of what to expect from the situation.

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