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Teaching About the Typhoon in the Philippines

Teaching About the Typhoon in the Philippines | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
In this lesson, we offer several ideas for talking and teaching about Typhoon Haiyan in the classroom.
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Aid responses to Typhoon Haiyan – lessons from the Indian Ocean tsunami

Aid responses to Typhoon Haiyan – lessons from the Indian Ocean tsunami | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

"As with the post-tsunami relief, the Philippines disaster requires a massive global response. But we need to ensure we don’t repeat the mistakes made in delivering relief and aid to the communities devastated by the 2004 tsunami."

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Super typhoon Haiyan strikes Philippines, among strongest storms ever

Super typhoon Haiyan strikes Philippines, among strongest storms ever | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Super typhoon Haiyan, thought to be the strongest storm to ever hit land, is carving a destructive path through the central Philippines.

Via Maree Whiteley
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Typhoon Haiyan: children in disaster zone are vulnerable, warns Unicef

Typhoon Haiyan: children in disaster zone are vulnerable, warns Unicef | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
UN agency says 1.7m children have been displaced and may be at risk of exploitation, abuse and trafficking
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Super typhoon Haiyan kills more than 10,000 in Philippines destruction

Super typhoon Haiyan kills more than 10,000 in Philippines destruction | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

WHAT WE KNOW NOW: 

 10,000 people believed dead in Tacloban, Philippines

• Up to 9 million affected by Typhoon Haiyan, 4 million children

• Philippines: Wind gusts of 275km/h, storm surge 6m

• Vietnam: Downgraded to Category One, wind gusts of 150km/h

• Australia pledges aid of $10 million

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Selection of images and video. Also references to aid efforts from Governments and NGOs.

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The Best Resources For Learning About Typhoon Haiyan | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Resources For Learning About Typhoon Haiyan | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
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A good selection of resources on Typhoon Haiyan - the largest cyclone in the history of weather recording. 

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