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After the massive destruction wreaked by Typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) with support from Caritas Internationalis confederation NASSA/Caritas Philippines embarked on massive relief, recovery and rehabilitation programs in 9 provinces. On behalf of ...
ReliefWeb · 4 hours ago
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Houses destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, on the eastern island of Leyte in the Philippines. (Photo: Noel Celis, AFP/Getty Images) Super Typhoon Haiyan, among the most powerful storms ever recorded, crashed across the central islands of the ...
USA Today · ByCalum Macleod ,Doyle Rice ,Gary Strauss · 11/9/2013
Super Typhoon Haiyan — which is one of the strongest storms in world history based on maximum windspeed — is about to plow through the Central Philippines, producing a potentially deadly storm surge and dumping heavy rainfall that could cause ...
The Huffington Post · 11/7/2013
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Role of diaspora: Diaspora networks have been much discussed in recent years. The very proactive role of the Filipino and Nepalese diasporas in responding to Typhoon Haiyan and the 2015 Kathmandu earthquake …
IRIN · 1 hour ago
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Members of Workington's Rotary clubs will head out on a 7,000-mile adventure to the Philippines to present fishing boats to people whose lives were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. The two groups raised more than £5,000 after the tropical cyclone hit the ...
Times Star · 2 hours ago
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In the aftermath of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan of 2013, the Government of the Philippines pledged $8 million for a cash-for-work program to restore mangroves and beach forests along the hardest hit coastlines. The …
The World Bank · 2/10/2016
The death toll for Super Typhoon Haiyan is expected to climb over 10,000. Here is an in-depth look at the power of Super Typhoon Haiyan. Super Typhoon Haiyan, called Yolanda in the Philippines, was the 13th named storm of the 2013 Pacific typhoon
EarthSky · ByMatt Daniel · 11/12/2013
Nearly five weeks after Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, the government now says more than 6,000 people have been reported dead. Nearly 1,800 more are still missing. The new death toll figure, reported Friday, represents a sharp increase from ...
CNN · 12/13/2013
The deadly typhoon that swept through the Philippines was one of the strongest ever recorded. But storms nearly this powerful are actually common in the eastern Pacific. Typhoon Haiyan's devastation can be chalked up to a series of bad coincidences.
NPR News · 11/11/2013
Super Typhoon Haiyan was one of the most intense tropical cyclones at landfall on record when it struck the Philippines on Nov. 7. Its maximum sustained winds at landfall were pegged at 195 mph with gusts above 220 mph. Some meteorologists even …
Climate Central · 11/8/2013

Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan, known as Super Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines, was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, which dev…
Typhoon Haiyan, known as Super Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines, was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, which devastated portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines, on November 8, 2013. It is the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record, killing at least 6,300 people in that country alone. Haiyan is also the strongest storm recorded at landfall. As of January 2014, bodies were still being found.
  • Damages: $2.86 billion USD (2013)
  • Formed: Nov 02, 2013
  • Dissipated: Nov 11, 2013
  • Total fatalities: 6,340
  • Affected areas: Philippines · Vietnam · Micronesia
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