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Case Study – Typhoon Haiyan 2013

Residents walk on a road littered with debris after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines November 10, 2013.

Residents walk on a road littered with debris after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city.

 

Karte SŸdostasien mit Pfad des Taifuns Grafik 1332-13-Philippinen.ai, Format 88 x 72 mm

Objective: To build up a case study of Typhoon Haiyan (2013) and the level of vulnerability of the affected population. 

You are going to be looking at the 5Ws – What, Where, When, Why and Who.

 

Resources:

 

 

Storm surge

 

 

BBC Newspage – Typhoon Haiyan

Wikipedia – Typhoon Haiyan

The Guardian – A year after the typhoon

 

 

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Use the worksheet below – save the document.

Typhoon Haiyan – worksheet

 

Watch this video clip at home – wont have enough time in the lesson

 

Type of exam question that might come up:

Discuss why a country’s level of economic development may affect the impact of a natural hazard event. Reference to examples, including fieldwork, may help your answer. (9)

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