Typhoon Haiyan

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  • Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines
    • Facts
      • Catagory 5 Typhoon
      • November 7th 2013
      • Winds of up to 315 km/h
      • Was one of the stongest tropical storms ever recorded
    • Primary Impacts
      • 6,300 died
      • 28,700 injured
      • 6m high storm surge
      • Flooding up to a mile inland
      • Very high rainfall - nearly 300mm in 12 hours
      • Airport damaged
    • Secondary impacts
      • $1.5 billion of damage
      • It destroyed an oil rig, causing a large oil spill
      • 11 million people afected
      • Lots of looting
      • Nearly 2 million people left homeless
      • Local government in some areas collapsed
    • Responses
      • 5 days without aid
      • $475 million of aid
      • Only 20% of victims recieved aid
      • US sent 13,000 service personell
    • Risk
      • Philippines in a very vulnerable area
      • Poor housing location and construction
      • High population density

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