Typhoon Haiyan

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location
The Phillippines
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date and scale
12th August 2007 - category 5 on safir-simpson scale
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storm surge
5.2m high and flooded 1km inland (broke historic maximums)
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Phillippines land facts
majority is less than 2m above sea level & has high population e.g. Tacloban 22,000 people.
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effect on buildings & economic cost
90% of buildings damaged & £2.7m economic effect.
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oil
Power Barge 103 oil spill
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effect on people && shelters set up
544,000 evacuated and 1215 shelters created
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food aid
2.5m people needed food aid
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water problem
Storm surge mixed with raw sewage, bacteria, toxic chemicals and caused water-borne diseases e.g. cholera
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effect of typhoon on behaviour
Looting for food and medicine && child orphans were trafficked for money
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Typhoon size of....
Europe. HUGE.
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date and scale

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12th August 2007 - category 5 on safir-simpson scale

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storm surge

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Phillippines land facts

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effect on buildings & economic cost

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Amysmith1997

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Haiyan was on the 2nd November-11th November 2013

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