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Philippines (the): Typhoon: 2004/11/20 Country Information on DRR

Period 2004/11/20
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Typhoon
Outline At least three people were killed and more than 3,300 others evacuated after a typhoon, Muifa, hammered the northern Philippines.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2004/11/24
Rescuers scoured seas in the Philippines on Wednesday for dozens of people still missing in the wake of two storms that battered the country and killed at least 79 people.

Reuters AlertNet 2004/11/23
At least 65 people have died and thousands were left homeless in the Philippines as fresh rains and flooding from a tropical storm on Tuesday compounded the misery and damage from a typhoon over the weekend.

Reuters Alertnet 2004/11/22
At least 24 people were killed and dozens were missing in the central Philippines after heavy rains and waves whipped up by a tropical storm sank several boats, disaster officials said on Monday. 2004/11/10
Typhoon Muifa toppled trees and telephone lines as it sliced through the Bicol region on the main Philippine island of Luzon late Friday, with sustained winds of 120 kilometers (75 miles) per hour and gusts of up 150 kph (94 mph).


NASA Earth Observatory Natural Hazards 2004/11/17
Typhoon Muifa spins off the eastern shore of Luzon in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image, acquired on November 17, 2004 by NASA’s Aqua satellite.