Flashcards in Multi-Hazards case study- Philippines Deck (16):
What hazards are the Philippines subject to?
Volcanoes, tropical storms, floods and wildfires
What does having so many hazards mean for the government?
The government doesn't know where to fund mitigation
When was typhoon Haiyan?
2nd November 2013
How many people were affected by typhoon Haiyan?
11.5 million were affected
How many people needed food aid after typhoon Haiyan?
2.5 million needed food aid
How many houses were destroyed after typhoon Haiyan?
How many evacuation centres were set up after typhoon Haiyan?
How many died during typhoon Haiyan?
How much was lost through farmland during typhoon Haiyan?
$85 million was lost
What was the economic impact of typhoon Haiyan?
How many people were injured during typhoon Haiyan?
28,689 were injured
How many storms have hit the Philippines since 1900?
When and what was the last volcanic in the Philippines?
Mount Pinatubo in 1991
How far did the ash and tephra travel from Mt.Pinatubo?
How far did the tephra from the Mt.Pinatubo eruption travel into the air?