Devastation in Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan
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Devastation in Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan

Explore the impact of Typhoon Haiyan on the city of Tacloban, with 90% of the city destroyed, leaving hundreds of thousands homeless and causing massive casualties. Learn about the destruction caused by the storm surge, strong winds, heavy rain, and damage to infrastructure and crops.

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What percentage of the city of Tacloban was destroyed by the 5 metre high storm surge from Typhoon Haiyan?

90%

What was one of the primary effects of Typhoon Haiyan on infrastructure?

Power lines and telephone poles were knocked down

How many people lost their source of income due to the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan?

6 million

Which of the following was NOT mentioned as a secondary effect of Typhoon Haiyan?

<p>Mass migration out of affected areas</p> Signup and view all the answers

How much rainfall was reported over a few days during Typhoon Haiyan?

<p>Over 400 mm</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was one of the impacts of Typhoon Haiyan on essential services?

<p>All of the above</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the primary effect that caused the highest number of casualties during Typhoon Haiyan?

<p>Storm surges flattening coastal areas</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following was a secondary effect of Typhoon Haiyan?

<p>Major shortages of food, water, and aid supplies</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the most significant impact of the high mortality rate caused by Typhoon Haiyan?

<p>All of the above</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following was NOT a primary effect of Typhoon Haiyan?

<p>30,000 fishing boats were destroyed</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which province was the worst affected by Typhoon Haiyan?

<p>Leyte</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the information provided, approximately how many people were affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines?

<p>14 million</p> Signup and view all the answers

What helped provide incomes to those who lost their livelihoods due to Typhoon Haiyan?

<p>The rebuilding and recovery efforts</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which organizations vaccinated thousands of children against diseases like polio and measles?

<p>World Health Organization and UNICEF</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the purpose of the mass immunization scheme?

<p>To prevent the spread of diseases in temporary shelters</p> Signup and view all the answers

How many homes were pledged to be built under the government's 'build back better' strategy?

<p>205,000 homes</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did the government identify as too hazardous to live in?

<p>Coastal areas of the Eastern Visayas</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which aid organization supported the replacement of fishing boats, helping the recovery of a vital sector?

<p>Oxfam</p> Signup and view all the answers

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