Typhoon Haiyan

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  • Created on: 13-01-18 21:16
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  • Case Study - Typhoon Haiyan
    • Where
      • Philippines
    • When
      • November 8th 2013
    • Key Facts
      • 40,000 homes destroyed
      • 90% of city destroyed
      • 6,300 people killed - mostly drowned
      • Over 400mm of rain
      • 220,000 people homeless
    • Primary effects
      • Tacloban airport terminal badly destroyed
      • Strong winds damaged buildings, power lines and crops
    • Secondary effects
      • 14 million affected
      • Landslides - blocked roads
      • Airline flights disruppted
      • Jobs lost
      • Hospitals damaged
      • Looting and violence in Tacloban
    • Prediction/ Monitoring
      • They knew it was going to happen
      • Satellite monitoring
      • People could not evacuate.
    • Responses
      • Immediate
        • 1,200 evacuation centres
        • Basic food aid
      • Long term
        • Rebuilding of roads
        • More cyclone shelters

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