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Sisters learn fate of their family following Typhoon Haiyan

As Filipinos living abroad desperately try to contact their families back home, two Metro Vancouver sisters learned their family is safe while being interviewed by CBC News.

Legunzad sisters have been unable to reach their family in Philippines... until now.

Spent days unable to reach their family at home in hardest-hit area of Philippines 2:13

Many Filipinos living abroad are desperately trying to contact their families back home, but entire regions of Philippines remain outside of the contact zone following Typhoon Haiyan.

Leonora Lagunzad and her sister counted themselves among those waiting to hear potentially devastating news. But as they sat down to speak with CBC's Suzanna da Silva about their family, they received an unexpected phone call from Philippines.

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