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March 12, 2018
When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in 2013, killing more than 6,000 people, more than 90 percent of the deaths were caused by the storm surge. Knowing how much more extreme and frequent such flooding will be in a warmer world with rising sea level is critical to building the kinds of sheltersÃÂ ...
March 10, 2018
A lot has happened since Sandy, when Waves for Water was barely two years old. Catastrophic floods in Brazil, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the Nepal earthquake, Hurricane Matthew in Haiti—Rose personally responded to all of them and more. The global water crisis has also grown ever more dire;ÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
That was the case after Typhoon Haiyan – known locally as Yolanda – struck the Philippines in November 2013. A total of 710 relief flights and 33 supply ships arrived with aid for survivors,” explained Virginie Bohl, Emergency Relief Project Manager in the Emergency Response Support Branch in OCHA.
February 19, 2018
Credit: WWLLN Storm track with lightning and intensity histogram for Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. Fig. 2. (a) Storm track for Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. (b) Lightning and intensity histogram, with dark blue bars representing the number of lightning events, wind speeds depicted in light blue, and atmosphericÃÂ ...
February 11, 2018
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) earlier raised typhoon signals over Visayas and Mindanao. As of 10 a.m., Basyang was spotted at 620 kilometers east southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur with maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near theÃÂ ...
February 11, 2018
When Typhoon Haiyan made landfall on November 8, 2013, Joanna Sustento wasn't all that worried. Tropical storms are common in the Philippines. But this one was different. Water surged to chest level in her family's house and forced her and six relatives to evacuate. Outside, the water kept rising.
January 25, 2018
Looking at Tacloban today, it would be hard for visitors to imagine how Typhoon Haiyan devastated the city just more than four years ago. Vendors walk the street selling their wares. New homes and commercial development dot the landscape. And the mountain, stripped of vegetation during the storm,ÃÂ ...
Global Voices Online
December 20, 2017
Philippine officials reported that at least 46 people were killed while another 28 are still missing after tropical storm Kai-Tak (local name Urduja) battered Eastern Visayas, the region hardest hit by super typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) four years ago. Eastern Visayas is composed of the three mainÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
On 8 November 2013, Joanna Sustento lost her parents, eldest brother, sister-in-law and her three year old nephew, Tarin, to super-typhoon Haiyan, which bore down on her hometown in Tacloban, Philippines. It killed over 6,000 people and affected millions more. Since then, she's been on a path to holdÃÂ ...
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