The paper, published in 2015, was a study on the destruction wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 based on storm surge models combined with field data and news reports. Haiyan, locally called Typhoon Yolanda, is considered as one of the most powerful tropical cyclones to make landfall in recorded history.
This article is one of several produced by the researchers of the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards and published in local and international publications.
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