Uygar Onder SImsek

Super-typhoon HagupIt was the strongest one of the eleven typhoons of the 2014 PacIfIC typhoon season whIch left ITs bIggest damage In PhIlIppInes. Government offIcIals declared that more than 4mIllIon locals were affected, 18 people dIed, 916 people Injured, 42.500 houses totally destroyed and the approxImate damage Is more than 5.000.000.000 pesos/ 111.000.000$
Super-typhoon HagupIt entered PhIlIppInes from the eastern part of Samar Island and left Its bIggest damage there, specIfIcally In cItIes Dolores, Can-avId, Taft and Borangan. HagupIt got weaker and left the country on 10th of december.
As a PacIfIc country, PhIlIppInes faces more than ten typhoons every year. They were just recoverIng from the super-typhoon HaIyan of 2013 whIch was a lot stronger, kIlled more than 7000 people and dIslocated mIllIons last year. ThIs tIme, they were more prepared, thousands of famIlIes were sheltered In more than 300 evacuatIon centers, many relIef organIzatIons arrIved rIght after the dIsaster for help support.

January 2015
Eastern Samar/ PhIlIppInes
Uygar Onder Simsek


2014 Pasifik tayfun sezonunun en guclu tayfunu, super-tayfun Hagupit en buyuk hasari Filipinler`de birakti. Yetkililerin aciklamalarina gore 4milyondan fazla insani etkiledi, 18 kisinin hayatina mal oldu, 916`sini yaraladi, 42500 evi tamamen yikti ve 111.000.000$dan fazla bir hasara mal oldu.
Super-tayfun Hagupit, Samar adasinin dogusundan ulkeye girdi ve en buyuk hasari bu bolgede -ozellikle Dolores,Can-avid,Taft ve Borondan sehirlerinde- birakti ve ardindan zayiflayarak 10 aralikta ulkeyi terk etti.
Bir pasifik ulkesi olan filipinler her sene 10dan fazla tayfundan etkilenmekte. Tam da 7000den fazla kisinin hayatina mal olan 2013un super-tayfunu Haiyan`in yaralari sararlarken bu sefer de super tayfun Hagupit ulkeyi vurdu. Haiyan`dan cok sey ogrenen filipinliler bu sene daha hazirliklilardi. Binlerce aile 300den fazla tahliye merkezinde konakladi, bir cok uluslararasi yardim kurulusu yardim ve dayanisma amaciyla ulkeye geldi.

Ocak 2015
Dogu Samar/ Filipinler
Uygar Onder Simsek