When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in November 2013 over one million houses were flattened or badly damaged. Two years on, more than 66,000 homes have been built or repaired under the Red Cross recovery operation. Spread over nine …
ReliefWeb · 1 hour ago
Red Cross
Fisherman Jolly Bacanto makes his living hauling crabs from the seabed. Two years ago, Typhoon Haiyan tore this fragile existence apart. The Red Cross helped him recover. Jolly’s thin boats are moored a few …
British Red Cross Blogs · 9 hours ago
Red Cross
The Hawaii-based Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC ... followed by "explosive deepening" as its intensity almost doubled within 24 hours. It was given the name "Haiyan." (Once inside the Philippine area of responsibility, or PAR, it would bear the ...
AsiaOne · 1 day ago
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Maria Perla Sagdullas watched her brother and niece get washed away in the storm surge of Super Typhoon Haiyan on November 8, 2013. When she tells about it, she looks out the window as if she was seeing it all …
Aleteia · 1 day ago
Maria Perla
Recovery continues to be slow two years after super typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) devastated the central part of the Philippines. To be sure, the failure to complete the rehabilitation process in Tacloban …
The Diplomat · 11/11/2015
This is not surprising given the impacts of climate change in the climate-vulnerable country. Super Typhoon Haiyan killed more than 6,000 people and displaced more than four million. “People are affected most by …
Asian Correspondent · 1 day ago
Filipino-American community leaders who participated with Philippine ambassador to the U.S. Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. (seated, center) in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 6, 2015. ON Nov. 8, 2013, the Philippines was visited by one of the most devastating and deadliest ... · 11/16/2015
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — When Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the central Philippines two years ago, flattening entire villages and killing thousands, the country became a poster child for the havoc wrought by global …
San Francisco Gate · 11/17/2015
In this programme, Filipino reporter Nicole Jacinto asks why, and meets some of those determined to change the situation. (Image: A man shelters from the wind in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan. Credit: Getty)
BBC · 20 hours ago
GENEVA–(ENEWSPF)–24 November 2015 – More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence and 160 million in high drought severity zones, leaving them highly exposed to the …
eNews Park Forest · 1 day ago

Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda, was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, devastatin…
Typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda, was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, devastating portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines, in early-November 2013. It is the deadliest Philippine typhoon recorded in modern history, killing at least 6,300 people in that country alone. Haiyan is also the strongest storm recorded at landfall, and the second-strongest typhoon ever recorded in terms of one-minute sustained wind speed.
  • 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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