Flashcards in Typhoon Haiyan Deck (15):
When did the typhoon happen and what category was the storm?
8th November 2013, category 5
How many people died?
How many houses were destroyed/ damaged
How much farming land was destroyed?
Which city experienced damaged and how much damage?
How many were homeless?
What do storm surges cause?
What % of farmers and fisherman lost their income?
By how much did rice prices rise by 2014 due to the loss of crops in this disaster?
11.9% price rise
How many people were were evacuated due to warnings prior to the event?
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
What was put in place to stop looting?
Building were rebuilt but what did they do to them?
Upgraded to protect against future events in the build back better scheme
What new warning was put in place?
A storm surge warning