Philippine Storm Surge History

Click image to enlarge.   1 Alojado, D., 2010. The twelve typhoons of the Philippines (1947-2009). website. http://www.typhoon2000.ph/stormstats/12WorstPhilippineTyphoons.htm . 2 Bankoff, G., 2007. “Storms of history (water,hazard and society in the Philippines) 1565-1930” in A World of Water: Rain, Rivers and Seas in Southeast Asian Histories, edited by Peter Boomgaard, 170. The Netherlands: KTLV Press.…

Estimate of Informal Settlers at Risk from Storm Surges vs. Number of Fatalities in Tacloban City (YolandaPH)

Posted on November 22, 2013 Updated on January 7, 2014 AMF Lagmay, Project NOAH Storm Surge Team and WebGIS Team I. INTRODUCTION Photo by Bulilit Marquez, Associated Press On 8 November 2013, Typhoon Yolanda, international code name “HAIYAN”, made landfall in the central Philippine islands region. The typhoon is considered as one of the most…