Governance, News, Visayas, Weather Stories

Tacloban starts clean up drive of massive debris; unidentified fatalities are in temporary shallow graves

18 Nov , 2013  

The official count of fatalities of Super Typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) was raised by the government to 3,976 persons reported dead as of 6:00 PM of November 17, with 18,175 injured and 1,590 missing. A total of 2,182,312 families or 10,174,296 individuals affected in 10,312 villages in 44 provinces, 574 towns and 57 cities […]

News, Science, Visayas

NASA Damage Map Helps in Typhoon Disaster Response

16 Nov , 2013  

A new, space-based map generated by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., in collaboration with the Italian Space Agency to assist in disaster response efforts shows the regions in the Philippines hit hardest by Super Typhoon Haiyan. The typhoon tore a wide swath of devastation across the island nation on Nov. 8, 2013. […]