Typhoon Haiyan (coastal flooding)

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  • Created on: 13-05-14 18:23
HDI
0.654
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GDP
$4660
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Number of inhabited islands
2000
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First landfall
Guiuan, Eastern Samar, November 7th 2013
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Storm surge
4m in Tacloban
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Deaths
6201
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Homeless
1.9 million
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Affected
10 million
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Injured
26,000, but medical facilities were destroyed. 2,000 in Tacloban left without medical care
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Community cohesion
Churches became a place of sanctuary, communities helped bury own dead - in Samar, a community created a mass grave for 57
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Manila
the capital was spared, but destroyed power lines meant government was disrupted
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Airport
Tacloban airport was destroyed
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Tacloban buildings
90% destroyed
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Self-help
A volunteer army prepared basic survival packs, including fish and biscuits
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Aid
Over $20 million in aid was given, plys ships, including HMS Illustrious with food aid
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