effect of typhoon Yolanda. After typhoon Yolanda passed the northern part of the Philippines it hit southern China. 23,000 people were isolated because of the extensive flooding caused by the heavy rain it brought. 900 homes and 25,000 hectares of crops were also destroyed. And on November 10, 2013 it hit the northern part of Vietnam that brought high winds and widespread rainfall, ten people were killed while they were preparing for the landfall of the typhoon, while no one was killed after the system made landfall. Typhoon Haiyan or Yolanda was said to be one of the world’s most destructive typhoon hit the Philippines, and tragedy is what it left behind. Catastrophic damage to people, homes and economic, it was definitely heartbreaking to see scattered body of dead people and their families grieving in every corner. Damage in Casualties of Typhoon Yolanda; homes, infrastructures were totally damaged, Economic breakdown, loss of resources caused to hunger. People living in the places that are badly affected by typhoon Yolanda are not really aware by this this time this typhoon happened, of how strong or how big the damage will be. For example, the storm surge that happened in Tacloban during the typhoon, when they first heard storm surge, they thought that it was just a rising of sea level and it will not really affect them unless they are sailing in the sea or their house are near the shore, little do they know that this calamity is a tsunami like phenomenon that can kill thousands of people. When it was first
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