May 23, 2022

Reference: Typhoon Haiyan Storm Information Resources

UPDATE November 15 Large Collection Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda: Health-Related Information Resources (via NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center)

UPDATE November 14 Super Typhoon Haiyan Crowdsource Mapping Project Info (via Digital Globe)

UPDATE November 13 Collection of Maps from MapAction Field Team in the Philippines

UPDATE November 12 FirstLook Satellite Imagery of Damage to Tacloban City, Philippines (via DigitalGlobe)

Summary and Response

1. Tropical Cyclone Haiyan Situation Overview (via Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System)
Damage reports, critical infrastructure info, relief info, environmental risk, etc.

2. Tropical Cyclone Haiyan Summary  (via Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System)
Headlines, maps, headlines, etc.

3. Reports and Other Materials (via ReliefWeb)

4. Humanitarian Response


5. ESRI Interactive Map
Storm track, storm surge, and social media report. ||| Full Screen Version

6. Collection of Maps (via ReliefWeb)

News Feeds

7. News Reports from Multiple Source (via EMM News Brief)
Pages auto-refreshes every 10 minutes

8. News Reports From Multiple Sources (via NewsNow)
Page auto-refreshes every 5 minutes

People Finder

9. United States National Library of Medicine  PEOPLE LOCATOR for the Super Typhoon Haiyan


10. Local Coverage of Haiyan from ABS-CBN (Commercial Television Network in Philippines)

11. Local Coverage of Haiyan from the Manila Times

Government & NGOs

12. Dept. of Foreign Affairs-Philippines

13. U.S. Embassy of the U.S. in the Philippines

14. Embassy of Canada in the Philippines

15. News and Additional Resources (via UN OCHA)

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