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1

What hazards are the Philippines subject to?

Volcanoes, tropical storms, floods and wildfires

2

What does having so many hazards mean for the government?

The government doesn't know where to fund mitigation

3

When was typhoon Haiyan?

2nd November 2013

4

How many people were affected by typhoon Haiyan?

11.5 million were affected

5

How many people needed food aid after typhoon Haiyan?

2.5 million needed food aid

6

How many houses were destroyed after typhoon Haiyan?

130,074

7

How many evacuation centres were set up after typhoon Haiyan?

1,215

8

How many died during typhoon Haiyan?

6,283 died

9

How much was lost through farmland during typhoon Haiyan?

$85 million was lost

10

What was the economic impact of typhoon Haiyan?

$2.9 billion

11

How many people were injured during typhoon Haiyan?

28,689 were injured

12

How many storms have hit the Philippines since 1900?

257 storms

13

When and what was the last volcanic in the Philippines?

Mount Pinatubo in 1991

14

How far did the ash and tephra travel from Mt.Pinatubo?

50 miles

15

How far did the tephra from the Mt.Pinatubo eruption travel into the air?

100,000ft

16

How large was the eruption of Mt.Pinatubo?

The eruption was the second largest of the 20th century