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Flashcards in Typhoon Haiyan Deck (15):
1

When did the typhoon happen and what category was the storm?

8th November 2013, category 5

2

How many people died?

6,190

3

How many houses were destroyed/ damaged

1.1 million

4

How much farming land was destroyed?

600,000

5

Which city experienced damaged and how much damage?

Tacloban 90%

6

How many were homeless?

4.1 million

7

What do storm surges cause?

Flooding

8

What % of farmers and fisherman lost their income?

75%

9

By how much did rice prices rise by 2014 due to the loss of crops in this disaster?

11.9% price rise

10

How many people were were evacuated due to warnings prior to the event?

800,000

11

How much money were pledged in foreign aid and what did it buy?

$1.5 billion- 1 million food packs and 250,000 litres of water

12

What was put in place to stop looting?

A curfew

13

Building were rebuilt but what did they do to them?

Upgraded to protect against future events in the build back better scheme

14

What new warning was put in place?

A storm surge warning

15

What was replanted to prevent damage in the future?

Mangrove trees