An Example of a Tropical Storm

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  • Tropical Storm - Typhoon Haiyan
    • November 3013
      • Category 5
        • Winds of up to 275 km/h
          • Hit the Philippines
    • Primary Effects
      • 6300 killed
      • 90% of Tacloban destroyed
      • Flooding
      • 40,000 homes destroyed
    • Secondary Effects
      • Shortage of food, water, shelter
      • Power supplies cut off for a month
      • 6 million lost source of income
      • Landslides caused by flooding
    • Immediate Responses
      • Field hospitals set up to help injured
      • International aid from governments and charities
      • 1200 Evacuation centers set up
    • Long-term Responses
      • Rebuilding of roads, bridges, airport facilities
      • Fishing boats replaced

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