Typhoon Haiyan

Revision Case Study for Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines

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8th November 2013

Up to 10,000 dead.

11 million affected- millions homeless

270mph winds hit central Philippines.

The capital of Leyte provice = 1,725 deaths

1,600 + missing across the region.

Mass graves and unidentified bodies.

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Population of 220,000

Debris prevented aid distribution

195mph winds during the typhoon

Storm surge- reached 5m flattened homes, schools and airport.

UK at the forefront of aid- one of the first to send tents, food etc.

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