Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Typhoon Haiyan

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Mon. July 12, 2021

-
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 shelters ...
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; ...

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.
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 atmospheric ...
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 the ...
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.

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, ...
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 main ...
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 hold ...
Digong just strikes Filipinos on first sight as a man you would have no qualms about asking for help. People outside Davao were unaware of him until November 2013 when the brutal typhoon Haiyan made her first blush in the Philippines. The typhoon, which raged at a staggering 195 mph, killed more than ...
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.
Typhoon Haiyan (Philippine name, 'Yolanda'), made landfall in the Philippines on 8 November 2013. It is considered to be one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded in world history, based on maximum wind speed, with a wind gust reaching up to 320 km/hour at its peak. Haiyan left massive, widespread ...
A survivor of the deadly storm that hit the central Philippines in 2013 sits comfortably in a solar-powered vehicle that he drives in an area what was once ground zero of Super Typhoon Haiyan. Jun Argota, 29, says he feels good driving his new jeepney around the city of Tacloban, which was devastated by ...
... public utility vehicles (PUV); these run on solar energy. ADVERTISEMENT. At least 45 units of electronic jeepneys (e-jeepneys) have provided transportation to more than 9,000 families now living in resettlement sites in this city devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) in 2013.
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, ...
In November 2013, super-typhoon Haiyan battered the central Philippines and destroyed over four million households—including the NGO Streetlight's orphanage, office, and study center. A collaborative community effort led by Eriksson Furunes Architecture and Leandro V. Locsin Partners & Boase ...
... to Japan in response to an earthquake and resulting tsunami and nuclear emergency in FY 2011; to the Marshall Islands in FY 2013 due to a drought; and to the Philippines in FY 2014 for Typhoon Haiyan. USAID also activated multiple Washington, D.C.-based Response Management Teams to support ...

Mercy Corps took this approach in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan, launching an emergency cash assistance program, with an emphasis on reaching small business owners to help get their businesses back up and running and to stimulate activity in the local economy. Building resilience to ...
The data can also be applied to other similar tectonic environments affected by wet tropical cyclones including the Philippines where a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit in July of 2017—the same region devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. Although the delay of months and years between wet cyclones and ...
The deaths come as Filipinos, many in the southern island of Mindanao, are still reeling from a weekend of lashing winds and flooding brought about by Typhoon Tembin, known locally as Vinta. After battering the southern island of Mindanao, Tembin slammed into another set of Philippine islands late ...
It's an unusually high number that has not been seen since the calamitous Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), when the government doubled down on ... Yolanda, the biggest typhoon known to hit land, killed at least 6,000 in November 2013 when storm surges pummeled Central Visayas and flattened ...
MANILA — A tropical storm in the Philippines cut through a swath of the main southern island of Mindanao, killing at least 103 people and burying many in remote areas by landslides and mudslides just as families were preparing for Christmas, officials said Saturday. The storm, called Tembin, slammed ...
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 main ...
Samar and Leyte bore the brunt in 2013 of Super Typhoon Haiyan which left more than 7,350 people dead or missing. In the Leyte city of Tacloban, Saturday's storm brought flash floods of up to 1.5 metres (five feet) and strong winds that left the city without power and water, according to its disaster office ...
... repair personnel. The storm tore across the wider region on Saturday, including the neighbouring islands of Samar and Leyte, damaging infrastructure and bringing down electricity lines. The region is still recovering from Typhoon Haiyan, which killed more than 5,000 people and affected millions in 2013.
The scale of the destruction, pain and misery wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the central part of the Philippines on November 8th, 2013, was staggering. The initial response provided life-saving support to millions of people in the affected region, however, the greater challenge has been to ensure that ...
Joanna Sustento still vividly remembers the horrors that unfolded in Novemner four years ago. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, unleashed death and destruction on Eastern Visayas and the central Philippines. A day before the typhoon hit, Sustento says it was very hot in ...
Marabut is supposed to be part of a vast natural park on Samar, the Filipino island that was first hit by the super typhoon Haiyan almost four years ago, during which a massive storm surge nearly wiped out Tacloban City in neighboring Leyte province and killed more than 6,000 people. Marabut's ...
On 8 November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan (locally Yolanda) struck central Philippines with sustained winds of up to 280 kph and gustiness of up to 315 kph. Haiyan first made landfall in Guiuan, Eastern Samar at 0440 H. One of the strongest typhoons on record, Haiyan barrelled through the Eastern, Central ...
When Typhoon Haiyan smashed into the city of Tacloban in the central Philippines almost three years ago, Arsenio was one of the lucky ones – he survived by swimming a kilometre to safety. “Every time there is a storm, I get scared, even after three years,” he said. “I don't want to go through the same thing ...
1.7 million people in more than 1,700 barangays (towns/villages) have been affected by the heavy rains and flooding. Another concern is it may take longer for residents to recover as parts of the region have not yet fully recovered from 2013's Typhoon Haiyan. Typhoon Haiyan was a super-typhoon that ...
The extreme devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan proves that man-made climate change is causing more severe weather-related catastrophes around the world, Leishman said. “We're seeing more of these extreme events including floods, hurricanes, storm surges, typhoons, droughts and cyclones.
Andales triumphed in her second time in the competition. Last year, she was Top Scorer in the Popular Vote, a segment of the contest that allows the public to vote for their favorites online. Andales won a DNA molecular biology laboratory as her school recovered from damage by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
It is one of many extreme weather events that have occurred over the past decade, and scientists predict that these instances will become more common as our climate changes. Government spends billions on reconstruction, ensuring rapid response to the devastation, and longer term rebuilding of local ...
Four years have passed since Typhoon Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan) devastated the people of the Visayas and reconstruction efforts are well ...
Yesterday was the anniversary of typhoon Haiyan. Alanah Torralba from the Philippines remembers those who were lost. (c) Alanah Torralba.
In 2013, typhoon Haiyan killed 6300 people in the Philippines. COP23-participants and victims mark the anniversary and demand more action ...
Four years after Haiyan, we have completely recovered and rebuilt our home, Tacloban City, with the help of people around the world. We became more resilient, practical, and more appreciative of what we have. Each day is another chance to correct our mistakes so always try to be better. Life is short.
Four years after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, Christian maritime charity Sailors' Society has been vocal about its continued effects on ...
STORM TO REMEMBER. Filipinos remember the devastation of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler.
Marking the four-year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan's landfall ... That storm was named Haiyan and packed sustained winds of 195 miles per ...
AKLAN, Philippines – Four years since Super Typhoon Yolanda (International name: Haiyan), most survivors still carry the emotional burden ...
Sailors' Society has rebuilt 48 homes, four medical centres and three classrooms – that double as emergency shelters – since Typhoon Haiyan.
From the impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Corona to reporting from ground zero of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), Rappler remains ...
The Philippines has a long experience of managing large, seasonally displaced populations due to frequent natural disasters such as typhoons ...
Tacloban in the days after being hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. Almost nothing was left standing in the trading hub of 200,000 people.
Marabut is supposed to be part of a vast natural park on Samar, the Filipino island that was first hit by the super typhoon Haiyan almost four ...
Typhoon Paolo wreaks havoc in Sabah ... effects of typhoons that frequently batter neighbouring Philippines, such as Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
... in both Atlanta and Toronto following debilitating ice storms; in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan; and in numerous locales across ...
They also love to support important causes they believe in, such as supporting UNICEF together after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines back ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

    2013 haiyan

typhoons:
    1975 nina
    2005 nabi
    2006 bopha
    2006 durian
    2006 inday
    2006 juan
    2006 kaemi
    2006 maria
    2006 saomai
    2007 sepat
    2013 haiyan
    2013 nari
    2013 soulik
    2013 utor
    2016 songa