Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for HAIYAN-13
in China, Viet Nam, Philippines, Palau

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone HAIYAN-13 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name: HAIYAN-13
From - To 04 Nov - 11 Nov
Exposed countries: China, Viet Nam, Philippines, Palau
Exposed population: 13.7 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 315 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge: 2.3 m (08 Nov 00:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: High (China)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 165 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Storm leaves most parts of Metro Manila submerged in floodwater
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:16:00 +0200.

Tropical Storm Mario made landfall in Northern Luzon in the Philippines late Friday after dropping heavy rains in Metro Manila, causing widespred flooding that prompted government to suspend classes in grade schools up to college level.
Some 22m displaced by natural disasters in 2013
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:49:00 +0200.

A United Nations-backed report launched last week reveals that 22 million people worldwide were displaced in 2013 by disasters sparked largely by earthquakes or climate- and weather-related events – almost three times more than by conflict
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Plus de 22 millions de déplacés climatiques en 2013 dans le monde
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:31:00 +0200.

L'Asie représente 87 % des migrants climatiques intérieurs recensés dans le monde en 2013, selon le rapport de l'IDMC. Les déplacements, liés aux catastrophes naturelles, devraient augmenter plus rapidement en Afrique que dans les autres ré
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Climat : l’ONU au pied du mur
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:24:00 +0200.

Le manque de résultats concrets au sommet sur le climat le 23 septembre au siège des Nations unies à New York peut-il menacer l’existence même de l’ONU ?

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC (2), JRC (78), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ESURGE (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),