DESTRUCTION AND DEATH
EVERYWHERE
MORE DEVASTATION
AHEAD
1) ANOTHER TYPHOON RATED AS A
HEAVY RAINMAKER WITH
APPROXIMATELY THE SAME PATH
IS EXPECTED IN 3-4 D...
SUPER TYPHOON HAIYAN
DEVASTATES THE PHILIPPINES;
NOVEMBER 8-10, 2013
HAIYAN MOVES TOWARDS
VIETNAM AND CHINA: SAT., NOV 9
HAIYAN: A SUPER TYPHOON
RATED AS PROBABLY THE
STRONGEST TYPHOON
EVER TO STRIKE THE
PHILIPPINES
ADVANCE EVACUATIONS
• 800,000 people were evacuated
to emergency shelters.
AN EVACUATION CENTER
LANDFALL ON FRIDAY
MORNING, NOV. 8
FOUR HOURS OF FEAR AND
DESTRUCTION
• Winds flattened hundreds of homes,
• Heavy rainfall triggered mudslides and
flash flo...
AN AERIAL VIEW
• It was like a tsunami," Interior Secretary
Manuel Roxas told Reuters.
• "From a helicopter, you can see t...
DESTRUCTION EVERYWHERE
TACLOBAN (ON LEYTE
ISLAND) HIT THE HARDEST
SURVIVOR STORIES
• Survivors of the storm
described towering waves that
swept away all but the hardiest
shelters.
STORM SURGE
DESTRUCTION EVERYWHERE
DESTRUCTION EVERYWHERE
DESTRUCTION AND DEATH
EVERYWHERE
DESTRUCTION EVERYWHERE
TACLOBAN AIRPORT
INITIAL IMPACTS IN THE
PHILIPPINES
• Wide spread flooding and
power outages
• Winds of 380 kph (290 mph)
• TACLOBAN hit ve...
INITIAL IMPACTS IN THE
PHILIPPINES
• Loss of communication
• An estimated 10,000 people
dead; EVEN HIGHER TOLL
POSSIBLE
• ...
SURVIVOR NEEDS
• Survivors are in desperate need of
clean drinking water and food
• Survivors temporarily cut off from aid...
USA MILITARY FORCES
DISPATCHED TO ASSIST IN
WHAT WILL BE AN
HISTORIC RELIEF EFFORT
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MORE DEVASTATION AHEAD. Another typhoon rated as a heavy rainmaker with approximately the same path is expected in 3-4 days. In the Philippines, damage assessments continue to reveal catastrophic losses. Survivors are in desperate need of clean drinking water and food. Survivors temporarily cut off from aid, and from their families in the Philippines as well as in other countries (e.g., 3 million have relatives in the USA). Presentation courtesy of Dr Walter Hays, Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction

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More devastation ahead. Second typhoon expected in 3 days

  1. 1. DESTRUCTION AND DEATH EVERYWHERE
  2. 2. MORE DEVASTATION AHEAD 1) ANOTHER TYPHOON RATED AS A HEAVY RAINMAKER WITH APPROXIMATELY THE SAME PATH IS EXPECTED IN 3-4 DAYS
  3. 3. SUPER TYPHOON HAIYAN DEVASTATES THE PHILIPPINES; NOVEMBER 8-10, 2013
  4. 4. HAIYAN MOVES TOWARDS VIETNAM AND CHINA: SAT., NOV 9
  5. 5. HAIYAN: A SUPER TYPHOON
  6. 6. RATED AS PROBABLY THE STRONGEST TYPHOON EVER TO STRIKE THE PHILIPPINES
  7. 7. ADVANCE EVACUATIONS • 800,000 people were evacuated to emergency shelters.
  8. 8. AN EVACUATION CENTER
  9. 9. LANDFALL ON FRIDAY MORNING, NOV. 8
  10. 10. FOUR HOURS OF FEAR AND DESTRUCTION • Winds flattened hundreds of homes, • Heavy rainfall triggered mudslides and flash flooding. • A storm surge with waves of up to 10 m (30 feet) destroyed everything, sweeping people away and drowning thousands. • Authorities said almost 800,000 people were evacuated to emergency shelters.
  11. 11. AN AERIAL VIEW • It was like a tsunami," Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas told Reuters. • "From a helicopter, you can see the extent of devastation. From the shore and moving a kilometer inland, there are no structures standing.
  12. 12. DESTRUCTION EVERYWHERE
  13. 13. TACLOBAN (ON LEYTE ISLAND) HIT THE HARDEST
  14. 14. SURVIVOR STORIES • Survivors of the storm described towering waves that swept away all but the hardiest shelters.
  15. 15. STORM SURGE
  16. 16. DESTRUCTION EVERYWHERE
  17. 17. DESTRUCTION EVERYWHERE
  18. 18. DESTRUCTION AND DEATH EVERYWHERE
  19. 19. DESTRUCTION EVERYWHERE
  20. 20. TACLOBAN AIRPORT
  21. 21. INITIAL IMPACTS IN THE PHILIPPINES • Wide spread flooding and power outages • Winds of 380 kph (290 mph) • TACLOBAN hit very hard by the storm surge with many deaths • Tacloban’s airport destroyed
  22. 22. INITIAL IMPACTS IN THE PHILIPPINES • Loss of communication • An estimated 10,000 people dead; EVEN HIGHER TOLL POSSIBLE • Economic losses in the billions
  23. 23. SURVIVOR NEEDS • Survivors are in desperate need of clean drinking water and food • Survivors temporarily cut off from aid, and from their families in the Philippines as well as in other countries (e.g., 3 million in the USA)
  24. 24. USA MILITARY FORCES DISPATCHED TO ASSIST IN WHAT WILL BE AN HISTORIC RELIEF EFFORT
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