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The Best Resources For Learning About Typhoon Haiyan

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Typhoon Haiyan is being called by the media as the biggest cyclone in history as it hits the Philippines. We can keep victims in our thoughts and prayers and donate to relief efforts (here are more ways to help).

We’re studying natural disasters now in ninth-grade English, so we’ll be using some of these resources in class on Tuesday:

Videos show Typhoon Haiyan’s charge across Philippines is an interactive from The Washington Post.

Super Typhoon Haiyan: The Most Powerful Cyclone in History? is from The Atlantic.

While the Atlantic Is Quiet, a Historic Typhoon Bears Down on the Western Pacific is from TIME.

Why everyone is talking about the super typhoon is from USA .

CNN has a number of multimedia resources.

Philippines: thousands evacuated as Typhoon Haiyan strikes is from The Guardian.

Typhoon Haiyan is a photo gallery from The Boston Globe.

Strongest Cyclone Ever? Typhoon Haiyan Slams Philippines is from NPR.

Which Is It? Hurricane, Typhoon Or Tropical Cyclone? is from NPR.

Here are some videos that may not show up in an RSS Reader:

Philippine super typhoon kills at least 10,000, official says is from Reuters.

Death toll likely to exceed 1,000 after typhoon slams Philippines is from CNN.

Philippine Death Toll Feared In Thousands is from The New York Times.

Both The New Times Times and Slate have video and photo collections showing the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Here’s a sample:

Here are more multimedia resources from CNN.

Here are some resources from The New York Times:

Mapping the Destruction of Typhoon Haiyan is an interactive.

Pictures of Typhoon Haiyan’s Wrath

Here’s another video:

Typhoon Haiyan, before and after images is from The Washington Post.

Typhoon victims in Philippines plead for aid is an Associated Press interactive.

What a deadly typhoon in the Philippines can tell us about climate adaptation is from The Washington Post.

The Poverty and Population Factors Behind Vast Typhoon Losses is from The New York Times.

Typhoon Haiyan: Before and after is from ABC.

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