Update #2 Super Typhoon Haiyan damage assessments summary

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Super Typhoon Haiyan Leaves An Estimated 10,000 People Dead In The Philippines. November 8-9, 2013. Highter toll possible. Economic losses in the billions of US dollars. Moves Towards Vietnam. Presentation courtesy of Dr Walter Hays, Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction

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Update #2 Super Typhoon Haiyan damage assessments summary

  1. 1. LANDFALL ON FRIDAY MORNING, NOV. 8
  2. 2. SUPER TYPHOON HAIYAN LEAVES AN ESTIMATED 10,000 PEOPLE DEAD IN THE PHILIPPINES; MOVES TOWARDS VIETNAM NOVEMBER 8-9, 2013
  3. 3. HAIYAN: A SUPER TYPHOON
  4. 4. RATED AS PROBABLY THE STRONGEST TYPHOON EVER TO STRIKE THE PHILIPPINES
  5. 5. LANDFALL ON FRIDAY MORNING, NOV. 8
  6. 6. TACLOBAN (ON LEYTE ISLAND) HIT HARD
  7. 7. TACLOBAN AIRPORT
  8. 8. 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 • Tacloban’s airport destroyed
  9. 9. INITIAL IMPACTS IN THE PHILIPPINES • An estimated 10,000 people dead; EVEN HIGHER TOLL POSSIBLE • Economic losses in the billions
  10. 10. ENROUTE TOWARDS VIETNAM: SATURDAY, NOV 9
  11. 11. TWO EXACERBATING FACTORS 1) ANOTHER TYPHOON WITH APPROXIMATELY THE SAME PATH EXPECTED IN 3-4 DAYS 2) HAIYAN FOLLOWED A DAMAGING QUAKE
  12. 12. The typhoon Impacted Bohol, where a 7.2 magnitude earthquake left thousands homeless in October.
  13. 13. LOCATION MAP
  14. 14. BOHOL: THE PHILIPPINE’S 10TH LARGEST ISLAND
  15. 15. 8:12 AM, OCTOBER 15, 2013 • At 8:12 am, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles) near Carmen and Cebu city. • 43,000 people impacted. • Over 100 dead. • Rescuers struggled to reach patients in a collapsed hospital. • Power outages over a wide area.
  16. 16. DAMAGED ROAD
  17. 17. 8:12 AM, OCTOBER 15, 2013 • Historic Basillica del Sto Nino damaged. • Heavy damage in Cebu City. • Damaged houses leave many displaced victims.
  18. 18. BASILLICA DEL STO NINO DAMAGED

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