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.
Why everyone is talking about the super typhoon is from USA .
Philippines: thousands evacuated as Typhoon Haiyan strikes is from The Guardian.
Typhoon Haiyan is a photo gallery from The Boston Globe.
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.
Philippine Death Toll Feared In Thousands is from The New York Times.
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.
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.
I’m adding this list to A Compilation Of “The Best…” Lists About Natural Disasters and to The Best Sites For Learning About Hurricanes.