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1

When did typhoon Haiyan happen?

8th November 2013

2

What category storm was typhoon Haiyan?

Category 5

3

How many people died in typhoon Haiyan?

6190

4

How many houses were destroyed or damaged in typhoon Haiyan?

1.1 million

5

How much farming land was destroyed in typhoon Haiyan?

600,000

6

Which city experienced damage and how much damage in typhoon Haiyan?

Tacloban, 90%

7

How many people were made homeless from typhoon Haiyan?

4.1 million

8

What do storm surges cause?

Flooding

9

What % of fishermen and farmers lost their income in typhoon Haiyan?

75%

10

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

11.9% rise

11

How many people were evacuated due to warning before typhoon Haiyan?

800,000

12

How much money was pledged in foreign aid and what did it buy in typhoon Haiyan?

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

13

What was put in place to stop logging in typhoon Haiyan?

A curfew

14

In typhoon Haiyan buildings were rebuilt, but what did they do to them?

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

15

What new warning was put in place in typhoon Haiyan?

A storm surge warning

16

What was replanted to prevent damage in the future after typhoon Haiyan?

Mangrove trees